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In the final days of the gubernatorial campaign, Robert McDonnell holds an 18‐point margin over his Democratic opponent, Creigh Deeds among likely voters1 in Virginia; 54% of likely voters support or lean to McDonnell, 36% support or lean to Deeds. A 56% majority of independents say they will vote for or lean to McDonnell while 29% of independents say they will vote for or lean to Deeds. Both candidates do well with rank‐and‐file members of their respective political parties. Fully 92% of Republicans support McDonnell, 5% support Deeds. Similarly, 81% of Democrats support Deeds, 10% support McDonnell. McDonnell holds a lead in all regions of the state. Commonwealth poll done by Virginia Commonwealth University
"VCU POLL SHOWS MCDONNELL WITH STRONG LEAD OVER DEEDS"