Washington Post-Schar School Virginia poll, May 9-14, 2017

Poll Questions

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

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 REP LEANING REGISTERED VOTERS) I'd like you to rate the chances you will vote in the Republican primary election for governor in June - are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Terry McAuliffe is handling his job as governor? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY VOTERS) If the Democratic primary election were held today and the candidates for governor were (Ralph Northam) and (Tom Perriello), for whom would you vote? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (AMONG REPUBLICAN LEANING LIKELY VOTERS) If the Republican primary election were held today and the candidates for governor were (Ed Gillespie), (Corey Stewart) and (Frank Wagner), for whom would you vote? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Thinking about the general election for governor in November, if the candidates were (Ralph Northam, the Democrat) and (Ed Gillespie, the Republican), for whom would you vote?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Thinking about the general election for governor in November, if the candidates were (Tom Perriello, the Democrat) and (Ed Gillespie, the Republican), for whom would you vote?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think has the best chance of winning against a Republican in the general election?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think has higher personal and ethical standards?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think would do more to stand up against Donald Trump?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think would do a better job working with Republicans in the state legislature?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think would do a better job handling the state economy?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think better reflects the core values of the Democratic Party?

Q: (AMONG REPUBLICAN LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think has the best chance of winning against a Democrat in the general election?

Q: (AMONG REPUBLICAN LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think would do most to support Donald Trump?

Q: (AMONG REPUBLICAN LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Who do you think best represents your views on whether Virginia should keep statues honoring Confederate Civil War leaders?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Vermont and Massachusetts Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have endorsed Tom Perriello, for governor. Does this make you more likely or less likely to support Perriello?

Q: (AMONG DEMOCRATIC LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS) Governor Terry McAuliffe and nearly all Virginia Democrats in Congress and the state legislature have endorsed Ralph Northam for governor. Does this make you more likely or less likely to support Northam?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you support or oppose the bill passed by Republicans in Congress last week that replaces parts of the 2010 health care law known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) How would you rate the Metro rail subway system in the Washington D.C. region - excellent, good, not-so-good or poor?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) Would you support or oppose increasing funding for Metro from Maryland, Virginia and D.C., paid for by raising taxes or cutting other programs?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) Would you support or oppose increasing fares for riding Metro trains and buses?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) Would you support or oppose reducing the frequency of Metro trains and buses?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) Would you support or oppose creating a sales tax in the D.C. region that would directly fund Metro?

Q: (AMONG NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESIDENTS) Would you support or oppose a new property tax on buildings and homes located close to Metro rail stations?

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