Virginia gubernatorial race tightens up

In this poll:

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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 the Virginia governor's election on November 7th: 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? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS SUPPORTING NORTHAM) Would you say you are very enthusiastic about supporting Northam, somewhat enthusiastic, not so enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS SUPPORTING GILLESPIE) Would you say you are very enthusiastic about supporting Northam, somewhat enthusiastic, not so enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all?

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 LIKELY VOTERS) How important is voting in this year's governors election to you personally? Is voting extremely important, very important, somewhat important, not too important or not at all important?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS - HALF SAMPLE) Whom do you trust to do a better job handling taxes - (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS - HALF SAMPLE) Whom do you trust to do a better job handling healthcare - (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS - HALF SAMPLE) Whom do you trust to do a better job handling race relations - (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS - HALF SAMPLE) Whom do you trust to do a better job handling illegal immigration - (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS - HALF SAMPLE) Whom do you trust to do a better job handling crime and public safety - (Northam) or (Gillespie)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Based on what you know or have heard, do you think Ralph Northam has been conducting mainly a positive campaign, or mainly a negative campaign?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Based on what you know or have heard, do you think Ed Gillespie has been conducting mainly a positive campaign, or mainly a negative campaign?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) 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: (IF APPROVE/DISAPPROVE OF TRUMP) How important (is/was) your view of Trump in deciding your vote in the Virginia's governor's race? Very important, fairly important, not too important or not at all important?

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)? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) As you may know, the candidates in November’s election for lieutenant governor include (Justin Fairfax, the Democrat) and (Jill Vogel, the Republican). If that election were being held today would you vote for (Justin Fairfax, the Democrat) or (Jill Vogel, the Republican)? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

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