Nearly half the state recognizes the importance of transportation spending. But there are varying levels of priority throughout the state, with the areas closest to Washington most concerned and placing a higher priority on extending the Metro to Dulles International Airport. The prospect of an additional 5-cent gas tax to pay for transportation needs gets mixed reviews, with outright rejection of a 10-cent increase.

Source: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone April 28 to May 2 among a random sample of 1,101 adults in Virginia, including users of conventional and cellular phones. The full results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. | The Washington Post May 10, 2012
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