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Behind the Numbers Archive: Virginia

Webb, by the numbers

Data tidbits about outgoing Democratic Sen. James Webb (VA)...

By Jon Cohen  | February 9, 2011; 12:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2012 polls, Virginia  | Tags:  #VASEN, 2012 Senate polls, George Allen, James Webb, Jim Webb, Washington Post poll  
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Rating Metro's response to the Red Line crash

Today marks the one year anniversary of the deadliest crash in Metrorail history. A March Washington Post poll found that about half (49 percent) of area residents said they approved of the way Metro responded to that crash and the series of accidents that followed, 35 percent disapproved and 16...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | June 22, 2010; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C., Maryland, Transportation, Virginia  
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On eve of execution, Virginians broadly support penalty

With John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 D.C. sniper attacks, scheduled to be executed tomorrow, Virginia voters are broadly in favor of the death penalty for those convicted of murder, according to new data from a Washington Post poll.

By Jennifer Agiesta  | November 9, 2009; 1:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Crosstabs, Death penalty, Virginia  
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Scrambling regional patterns in Virginia

Both candidates in this year's Virginia gubernatorial campaign made claims of transformational regional appeal that would defy the state's typical partisan leanings - Republican Robert F. McDonnell touting his Northern Virginia roots and Democrat R. Creigh Deeds dubbing the rural west "Deeds Country." A look at the regional breaks in...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | October 29, 2009; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crosstabs, Virginia  
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The Obama factor: Virginia edition

Virginia Democrats hope President Obama's campaign stop today in Norfolk will boost Democratic gubernatorial candidate R. Creigh Deeds' standing and improve turnout in the final days of the campaign, but most in a new Washington Post poll say the president will not affect their vote next Tuesday. Seven in 10...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | October 27, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Virginia  
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New WaPo Virginia Poll: The Crosstabs

With one week to go before voters in Virginia head to the polls, Republican Robert F. McDonnell has a double-digit lead over Democrat R. Creigh Deeds according to a new Washington Post poll. Here are selected crosstabs from the new poll of 1,206 likely voters. Want others? Tell us in...

By Jennifer Agiesta  | October 26, 2009; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Crosstabs, Virginia  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Virginia's Regional Divide on the Issues, Jennifer Agiesta , September 29, 2009
McDonnell's Thesis: Backlash, Jennifer Agiesta , September 20, 2009
Virginia Governor: Will the Thesis Move the Middle?, Jennifer Agiesta , September 1, 2009
Virginia Governor: The Undecided Masses, Jennifer Agiesta , June 4, 2009
 
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