Every candidate for statewide office for the GOP remains plus 9 in the latest Washington Post poll. McDonnell is at 53%. This is an increase in five points for McDonnell since the last poll.
Also blogging, Virginia Virtucon D.J. McGuire writes:
The internals for Deeds are, well, terrible. His call for tax increases was opposed by 55% of the voters “and even in Northern Virginia a slim majority of voters oppose new taxes for transportation” (WaPo again).
That has to hurt.
It gets worse: “For the first time, a majority of voters, 51 percent, say McDonnell is ‘about right’ ideologically.”