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New poll shows tight race for Va. Governor

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A new poll by the Washington Post shows Democrat Creigh Deeds gaining ground in the Virginia Governor's race.

According to the poll, Republican Bob McDonnell is still leading -- with 51 percent of voters. Deeds has 47 percent.

The gap is narrowing.   About one month ago, McDonnell led 54 to 39 percent.

The poll also found McDonnell supporters are more enthusiastic about their candidate than Deeds supporters are.

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