October 30, 2008
The Battleground: The Presidential Race in Virginia
With Virginia’s 13 electoral votes up for grabs, Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain are engaged in a competitive contest in Virginia. Obama leads McCain by 6 percentage points among registered voters. When looking at Virginia’s likely voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, Obama receives a majority of the vote — 51% — to McCain’s 47%, a four percentage point margin.