Biden has five-point lead in Virginia ahead of Trump, according to poll

Biden has five-point lead in Virginia ahead of Trump, according to poll
According to a poll, Joe Biden has a five-point lead in Virginia over President Trump. (Source: Gray DC)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - According to a poll, Joe Biden has a five-point lead in Virginia over President Trump.

The poll was released by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.

The key findings state that Democrat Joe Biden leads Republican Donald Trump by five points, 48%-43%, among likely Virginia voters.

Among the most enthusiastic likely voters, Biden’s lead grows to 8 points, 51%-43%.

The Wason Center also says Biden has a 27-point advantage over Trump among women in the most enthusiastic voters and holds Trump to a draw among voters 45 and older.

Voters strongly disapprove of the direction of the country is heading, 76%-16%, with 56% disapproving of the job Donald Trump is doing as president.

In the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Mark Warner leads Republican Daniel Gade by 13 points among likely Virginia voters, 52%-39%.

Warner’s lead drops to 11 points among the most enthusiastic likely voters, 52%-41%.

While 47% disapprove of the direction the Commonwealth is going, Governor Ralph Northam’s approval rating is steady at 53%.

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