Northam holds 6-point lead over Gillespie, 51%-45%, as independents and moderates break for Democrat

As Virginia voters prepare to choose their next governor, Democratic Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam holds a 6-point lead over former Republican National Committee Chair Ed Gillespie, 51% to 45%, in the Wason Center’s final tracking survey of likely voters. Libertarian Cliff Hyra takes 2% of the vote, with 2% undecided. Historical voting patterns in Wason […]

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Thank you for making our pre-election breakfast featuring the candidates for Virginia governor a huge success!

Over 200 people attended the breakfast to hear Democratic candidate Ralph Northam and Republican candidate Ed Gillespie talk about their vision for Virginia and how we address major issues facing Hampton Roads. The Peninsula Insiders’ Breakfast Series was launched to highlight statewide issues that impact our region. This season we hosted a panel discussion with […]

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Voters’ low view of Trump lifts Democratic candidates in governor’s races in both New Jersey and Virginia

As voters in New Jersey and Virginia prepare to choose their next governors, the “Trump Effect” plays into the fortunes of candidates in both states, with Democrats benefiting from President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings. New Jersey Fairleigh Dickinson University’s most recent statewide survey of likely voters in the upcoming 2017 gubernatorial election finds Democrat […]

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