In the latest Quinnipiac Poll for Governor, Democrats beat Republicans by double digits.
In the Republican primary for Governor, Ed Gillespie is ahead with 28% of the vote, Corey Stewart is second with 12% of the vote, and Frank Wagner trails with 7%. Fifty-one percent are undecided.
In the Democrat primary, Tom Perriello has 25 percent, Ralph Northam is at 20% and 51% are undecided.
Head to head match-ups:
Perriello over Gillespie 46% to 33%
Northam over Gillespie 44% to 33%
Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine both enjoy high approval ratings, 62% and 58% respectively. The poll shows Senator Kaine winning easily in 2018 over two possible Republican candidates. Kaine wins 56% to 35% over Laura Ingraham and 57% to 33% over Carly Fiorina.
These low numbers for Republicans may have something to do with Trump’s high disapproval ratings in Virginia, 57% disapprove and 36% approve of the job he’s doing. While Governor McAuliffe enjoys an approval rating of 52% with disapproval at only 32%.
See all the poll results here.