December 9, 2005--Virginia Senator
George Allen (R) and outgoing Governor Mark Warner (D) are both
mentioned as serious contenders for their party's Presidential
nomination. If both capture their party nominations, Warner holds a
slight edge in the race for home state bragging rights and
Virginia's Electoral Votes.
The latest Rasmussen Reports election
poll in Virginia shows Warner the favorite for 49% of the state's
Likely Voters while Allen is the choice of 44%. Warner leads by 12
among women while Allen has a two-point edge among male voters.
Crosstabs and other information is available for
Other survey data shows Allen with a huge lead in his bid for
re-election to the
Allen is viewed favorably by 67% of the
state's voters. For Warner, the figure is 71%.
Forty-one percent (41%) of Virginia
voters believe Warner should run for the White House. Thirty-eight
percent (38%) say the same about Allen.
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The telephone survey of 500 Likely
Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports December 7, 2005. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/-
percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.