A clear majority of Virginia voters now support legal same-sex marriage, a sharp reversal from a 2006 vote to amend the state constitution to define marriage as for a man and woman only. Attitudes on guns and immigration depart from positions of conservative leaders in the commonwealth. Read related article.
Source: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone April 29 to May 2, 2013, among a random sample of 1,000 adults in the commonwealth of Virginia, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points for the full poll and four points for the sample of 887 registered voters. This survey was produced for The Washington Post by Capital Insight, with sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York | The Washington Post