Republican Robert F. McDonnell has now opened a 13-point lead over Democrat R. Creigh Deeds with less than a week to go in the race for governor of Virginia.What's that expression, "If it weren't for bad news, we'd get no news at all?"
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state - taken last night just after President Obama made a campaign appearance for Deeds in the state - shows McDonnell ahead 54% to 41%. Only four percent (4%) remain undecided.
Earlier this month, McDonnell led by seven, and last month he was up by nine.
Rasmussen: McDonnell Lead Grows From 7 to 13 Points
Thursday, October 29, 2009
According to this time from Rasmussen Reports, the Virginia governor's race is moving in the wrong direction (from a Democratic perspective):