State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) and businessman Terry McAuliffe (D) are essentially tied in the Virginia governor’s race, a new survey finds, even if Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) decides to enter the contest as an Independent.

The Quinnipiac University poll confirms that the 2013 race will be a competitive and closely-watched affair, the latest piece of evidence that Virginia is a true swing state.

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