Former governor Mark R. Warner's prospects for replacing retiring Sen. John W. Warner (R) appear strong. If the election were held today, Mark Warner (D) would best former governor James S. Gilmore III or Rep. Thomas M. Davis III, Republicans who face a wide gap in name recognition.
The Washington Post - October 12, 2007
Poll Finds Va. Focused On Illegal Immigrants Article | After years of simmering in the background, illegal immigration has quickly emerged as one of the key issues in Virginia's Nov. 6 election, particularly in Northern Virginia, where voters say they are seeking candidates who will address it, according to a new Washington Post poll.