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Poll Highlights: Senate Race

Key Findings Among Registered Voters

Note: The individual rounded percents may cause the total of some pies to be greater than or less than 100%.

Candidate Preference

Now, turning to the U.S. Senate election in Virginia, if the 2008 election for the U.S. Senate were being held today, would you vote for (Mark Warner, the Democratic candidate), (Jim Gilmore, the Republican candidate), (Gail Parker, the Independent Green candidate), or (William Redpath, the Libertarian candidate)? (Among likely voters)



Do you think [NAME]'s views on most issues are too (liberal) for you, too (conservative) for you, or just about right?

Mark Warner


Jim Gilmore


Job Approval


Do you approve or disapprove of the way Tim Kaine is handling his job as governor?



Do you approve or disapprove of the way Jim Webb is handling his job as U.S. Senator?



This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone September 18-21, 2008, among a random sample of 1,001 adults in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. Among the 857 registered voters it is three points; it is four points among the sample of 698 likely voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa.

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