A new poll is out today from NBC4/NBC News/Marist Poll that finds Governor Bob McDonnell with a 55 percent approval rating with registered voters in Virginia. Among the poll's findings:
- +23 among registered voters in the CommonwealthGovernor McDonnell is popular in every region of the state:
- +20 among independents at 54 percent
- +20 among women voters
- +16 with African-American voters
- +28 with young voters
- +17 in the Washington suburbsVirginians like the direction the state is headed under Governor McDonnell's leadership, with 54 percent of likely voters saying Virginia is on the right track, a margin of +14.
- +28 in Tidewater
- +14 in Western Virginia
Among other poll questions were the following:
Virginia Governor Race:Check out the poll for cross tabs and other questions.
Terry McAuliffe 46 percent, Ken Cuccinelli 38 percent
The poll also discovered that 78 percent questioned do not want the Washington Redskins to change their name.
52 percent of Virginians disapprove of his job performance while 45 percent approve.