Local Politics Alert: Poll finds Gillespie with big lead in GOP primary race for Va. governor

Ed Gillespie has a commanding lead in the race for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, with more than double the support of either of his rivals, according to a new Washington Post-Schar School poll. The former chairman of the Republican National Committee enjoys stronger support in nearly all regions of the state. The poll shows 38 percent of likely Republican voters favor Gillespie in the June 13 primary, compared with 18 percent for Prince William County supervisor Corey Stewart and 15 percent for state Sen. Frank Wagner.

 
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Local Politics Alert Mon., May. 15, 2017 4:57 p.m.
 
 
Poll finds Gillespie with big lead in GOP primary race for Va. governor
Ed Gillespie has a commanding lead in the race for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, with more than double the support of either of his rivals, according to a new Washington Post-Schar School poll. The former chairman of the Republican National Committee enjoys stronger support in nearly all regions of the state. The poll shows 38 percent of likely Republican voters favor Gillespie in the June 13 primary, compared with 18 percent for Prince William County supervisor Corey Stewart and 15 percent for state Sen. Frank Wagner.
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