The key development since an August poll that showed Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli with a wide margin over Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling in a 2103 Republican gubernatorial nomination fight is that Cuccinelli declared his candidacy in the time between.
What’s largely unchanged over that period is Cuccinelli’s advantage among Republican voters polled, according to Public Policy Polling results out Tuesday that give Cuccinelli a 44-25 percent advantage over Bolling, with 31 percent undecided.
The Democratic polling firm had Cuccinelli up 45-21 percent in a poll
four months ago, suggesting Bolling has gained modest ground without
significantly narrowing the divide. Its latest survey finds Cuccinelli
far ahead with self-identified Tea Party members, while Bolling is up