Washington (CNN) - With six weeks to go until Election Day and one day until a crucial debate showdown, two new polls indicate Democrat Terry McAuliffe on top of Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the much watched battle for Virginia governor.
And according to both surveys, released Monday night from NBC4/NBC News/Marist and Washington Post/Abt SRBI, McAuliffe's advantage seems to be fueled by his lead among female voters.
Washington (CNN) - With just over a month and a half to go until Election Day, a new poll indicates a close contest in Virginia's gubernatorial battle.
Democratic businessman Terry McAuliffe and Republican state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are basically all knotted up, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday morning.
(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will host a fundraiser next month for longtime family friend and Democratic candidate for Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, a source familiar with the event confirmed to CNN Friday.
The event is scheduled to be held at Clinton's home in Washington, said the source, who spoke anonymously since the fundraiser is considered a private event.
(CNN) - It looks like the heat's being turned up in a gubernatorial campaign that's already very hot.
The campaign of Virginia Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli said Monday that it's going up with a new TV commercial titled "scandal" that slams Democratic rival Terry McAuliffe over federal investigations of an electric car company that McAuliffe co-founded.
Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) – The widow and daughter of a Virginia police officer killed in the line of duty endorse Ken Cuccinelli for governor in a new television commercial that will start running throughout the commonwealth on Monday, a Cuccinelli campaign adviser tells CNN.
Cuccinelli’s first TV ad since accepting the Republican Party’s gubernatorial nomination Saturday doesn’t talk about his plan to fix the economy or lower taxes, but rather it seeks to paint him as a compassionate individual who will never leave your side.
“I honestly don’t know how I survived it,” Sue Garbarino says about the murder of her husband, Fairfax County Police Officer Michael Garbarino, in May 2006. “I just needed to be there for my girls. Every time I was in the hospital, I would see Ken Cuccinelli. I will never forget that.”
(CNN) – Dorothy McAuliffe is standing by her man, Terry McAuliffe, after Republican critics have attacked the Virginia gubernatorial candidate for not being the best husband based on some anecdotes in his book.
In his 2007 memoir, "What a Party," the former Democratic National Committee chairman details times when his job kept him busy, like when he left his wife in the car to attend a fundraiser on the way home from the hospital where she had just given birth.
(CNN) – Six months before Virginia voters choose a new governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a slight advantage over his Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli, a poll released Thursday showed.
McAuliffe, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and major party fundraiser, had the support of 43% of registered voters in the Quinnipiac University survey, while Virginia Attorney General Cuccinelli was at 38%. That margin was just inside the poll's sampling error.
(CNN) - With less than six months before Election Day in Virginia's gubernatorial race, a new poll indicates the race is still tight.
(CNN) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell got some good news Monday after a new poll indicated the Republican governor's approval ratings remained high among voters in the commonwealth.
The numbers were released a week after the Washington Post reported the FBI was probing ties between the Republican governor and a top campaign donor who paid for catering at McDonnell's daughter's wedding.
(CNN) – Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are both introducing themselves to Virginia voters in biographical television spots six months before the commonwealth chooses its next governor.