Q Poll: Kaine Leads, But Race Narrows
Updated at 9:58 a.m.
A new Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News poll of Virginia's Senate race shows Democratic nominee Tim Kaine leading GOP opponent George Allen by 4 points.
Kaine has 50 percent support in the poll, while Allen has 46 percent, with 4 percent of respondents undecided. It's closer than their previous poll, conducted earlier in October, in which Kaine led, 51 percent to 44 percent.
And the White House race is even closer than the Senate contest, with President Obama leading Mitt Romney 49 percent to 47 percent.
The Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News poll was conducted Oct, 23-28, surveying 1,074 likely voters. It has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 3 percent.
Meanwhile, a Roanoke College poll shows Allen leading Kaine 47 percent to 42 percent. Romney leads Obama in the poll 49 percent to 44 percent. The Roanoke College poll was conducted October 23-26, surveying 638 likely voters. It has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 4 percent.