Northam leads Gillespie in Virginia gubernatorial race

Poll Questions

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) How closely are you following this year's governor's race in the state of Virginia: very closely, somewhat closely, not so closely, or not closely at all?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in this year's Virginia governors election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) If the election were being held today and the candidates were (Ralph Northam, the Democrat) and (Ed Gillespie, the Republican), and Cliff Hyra, the Libertarian, for whom would you vote?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS WHO CHOSE A CANDIDATE) Will you definitely vote for (NAMED CANDIDATE), or is there a chance you could change your mind and vote for someone else?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) If the only candidates for governor were (Ralph Northam, the Democrat) and (Ed Gillespie, the Republican), for whom would you vote?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable impression of Ralph Northam? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable impression of Ed Gillespie? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) What is the most important issue in your choice for governor - (the economy), (health care), (education), (illegal immigration), (Confederate monuments), (the environment) or something else?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Who do you think would do a better job making needed compromises across party lines, (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Will one reason for your vote for governor this year be to express (support for) president Trump, to express (opposition to) Trump, or will Trump not be a factor in your choice?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) How much, if at all, do you think Ed Gillespie supports President Trump - a great deal, a good amount, not very much, or not at all?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) As you may know, the candidates in November's election for Attorney General include (Mark Herring, the Democrat) and (John Adams, the Republican). If that election were being held today would you vote for (Herring, the Democrat) or (Adams, the Republican).

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Since Trump was elected, would you say your opinion of him has become (more positive) or (more negative)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Some people have proposed banning all abortions except in the cases of incest, rape or to save a pregnant woman's life. Do you support or oppose banning all abortions except in these cases?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) In Virginia, do you think monuments to leaders of the Confederacy in the Civil War should be (removed from) government property or (kept on) government property? Do you feel that way STRONGLY, or SOMEWHAT?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Is illegal immigration a problem in your part of the state, or not? IF PROBLEM: is it a very serious problem or only somewhat serious?

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...