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UPDATED Nov. 15, 2021, at 9:45 AM

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Who’s ahead in the Virginia governor’s race?

An updating average for each candidate, accounting for each poll’s quality, sample size and recency

Average as of 1636987516000

    Added Oct. 31, 2021

    DatesPollsterSampleResultNet result
    Governor
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 31-Nov 1, 2021
    450 LV
    Oct 31-Nov 1, 2021
    450LVMcAuliffe
    47%

    McAuliffe

    47%

    Youngkin

    48%

    Blanding

    2%
    MoreYoungkin+1
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 26-Nov 1, 2021
    747 LV
    Oct 26-Nov 1, 2021
    747LVMcAuliffe
    50%

    McAuliffe

    50%

    Youngkin

    47%
    47%
    YoungkinMcAuliffe+3
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 29-31, 2021
    1,081 LV
    Oct 29-31, 2021
    1,081LVMcAuliffe
    47%

    McAuliffe

    47%

    Youngkin

    49%
    49%
    YoungkinYoungkin+2
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 27-30, 2021
    500 LV
    Oct 27-30, 2021
    500LVMcAuliffe
    45%

    McAuliffe

    45%

    Youngkin

    47%

    Blanding

    2%
    MoreYoungkin+2

    Key

    A = ADULTS

    RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

    V = VOTERS

    LV = LIKELY VOTERS

    Oct. 29, 2021

    Governor
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 14-28, 2021
    571 LV
    Oct 14-28, 2021
    571LVMcAuliffe
    48%

    McAuliffe

    48%

    Youngkin

    47%

    Blanding

    1%
    MoreMcAuliffe+1

    Oct. 28, 2021

    Governor
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 27-29, 2021
    611 LV
    Oct 27-29, 2021
    611LVMcAuliffe
    46%

    McAuliffe

    46%

    Youngkin

    49%

    Blanding

    2%
    MoreYoungkin+3
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 20-26, 2021
    1,107 RV
    Oct 20-26, 2021
    1,107RVMcAuliffe
    49%

    McAuliffe

    49%

    Youngkin

    45%
    45%
    YoungkinMcAuliffe+4
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 20-26, 2021
    918 LV
    Oct 20-26, 2021
    918LVMcAuliffe
    49%

    McAuliffe

    49%

    Youngkin

    48%
    48%
    YoungkinMcAuliffe+1

    Oct. 27, 2021

    Governor
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 24-27, 2021
    1,015 LV
    Oct 24-27, 2021
    1,015LVMcAuliffe
    45%

    McAuliffe

    45%

    Youngkin

    53%
    53%
    YoungkinYoungkin+8
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 24-27, 2021
    1,212 RV
    Oct 24-27, 2021
    1,212RVMcAuliffe
    47%

    McAuliffe

    47%

    Youngkin

    48%
    48%
    YoungkinYoungkin+1
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 20-21, 2021
    785 LV
    Oct 20-21, 2021
    785LVMcAuliffe
    43%

    McAuliffe

    43%

    Youngkin

    47%

    Blanding

    5%
    MoreYoungkin+4

    Oct. 26, 2021

    Governor
    Governor
    Va. Va.
    Oct 17-25, 2021
    944 LV
    Oct 17-25, 2021
    944LVMcAuliffe
    49%

    McAuliffe

    49%

    Youngkin

    48%

    Blanding

    1%
    MoreMcAuliffe+1
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