Q: Would you favor or oppose raising Virginia's gasoline tax by 5 cents a gallon, if the money is used for transportation projects such as building roads, traffic management or public transportation? (Half sample)
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Question 19 of 57
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A large majority of Virginians do not consider the Washington Metro's Silver Line to Dulles Airport a priority, according to a new poll by The Washington Post. And fewer Virginians say increasing spending for transportation is as important as five years ago, even as the state faces dwindling resources and escalating needs.
- Part 1: Obama leads Romney as campaigns converge on Virginia
- Part 2: Virginians less optimistic about McDonnell, direction of state
- Part 3: Dulles Metro, Virginia Transportation funding, gas tax
- Part 4: Cuccinelli has a name ID advantage over Bolling, McAuliffe in 2013 governor's race
- Part 5: Va. race for U.S. Senate seat is deadlocked
This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone April 28 to May 2, 2012, among a random sample of 1,101 adults in the Commonwealth of Virginia, including 964 registered voters and users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey 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.