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Nov 04, 2016, 06:21 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton holds 7-point lead in Virginia

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a 7 percentage point lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump among likely voters in...


Sep 22, 2016, 07:23 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Trump closes the gap significantly in Virginia, Clinton holds lead but loses ground

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump has cut more than half of Democrat Hillary Clinton's lead in a month, but still trails by seven...


Aug 23, 2016, 10:12 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton Opens Wide Lead Over Trump in Virginia

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened a 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia (48...


May 23, 2016, 09:47 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton and Trump tied in Virginia

Likely presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Virginia with each garnering the support of 38 percent of likely voters,...


Feb 26, 2016, 09:58 ET Roanoke College Poll: Clinton, Trump hold leads in Virginia primary elections

 Days before its primary, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders (50%-33%), and Donald Trump leads the Republican field (Trump 38%, Cruz 15%,...


Feb 03, 2016, 09:57 ET Roanoke College Poll: Clinton leads Trump; tied with Cruz, Rubio

 Potential Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump (52%-35%) and is statistically tied with Republican...


Nov 19, 2015, 10:42 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton Tied with Carson and Rubio in Virginia

In Virginia, likely Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is tied with Republican hopefuls Ben Carson (44%-44%) and Marco Rubio...


Sep 24, 2014, 14:28 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Warner Maintains Lead in Senate Race

Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner holds a comfortable 19-point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie, according to the latest Roanoke...


Feb 20, 2014, 11:07 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Virginia Real Estate Index

 Overall sentiments about the condition of the real estate market in Virginia have improved since November, according to the Roanoke College...


Feb 17, 2014, 11:10 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report

 The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 601 Virginians about their financial situation, general business conditions now and in the future, their...


Jan 21, 2014, 12:52 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Virginians support ethics and mental health reforms, split on Medicaid expansion

Virginians strongly support mental health and ethics reforms, but are divided on Medicaid expansion, according to The Roanoke College Poll. In a...


Nov 22, 2013, 10:11 ET The Roanoke College Poll

 Consumer optimism is down, according to a new Roanoke College Poll surveying 608 Virginians about their financial situation, general business...


Oct 08, 2013, 09:38 ET THE ROANOKE COLLEGE POLL: McAuliffe holds slim lead over Cuccinelli; down-ticket races also tight

 Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened a six-point lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli (40%-34%), while 16 percent of likely voters in Virginia...


Jul 17, 2013, 12:59 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Cuccinelli Holds Narrow Lead Over McAuliffe

  Republican Ken Cuccinelli leads Democrat Terry McAuliffe (37%-31%), but more than one-fourth (27%) of registered voters in Virginia...


Jan 28, 2013, 13:53 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Virginians favor firearms regulations but doubt their effectiveness

 Virginians favor many regulations while they think that better enforcement of existing laws is more likely to prevent gun violence. And, they...


Jan 25, 2013, 09:17 ET THE ROANOKE COLLEGE POLL: Virginians weigh in on General Assembly issues

 Virginians are not favorably inclined toward Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding/tax plan, but they don't like other revenue enhancers...