Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D) led Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) 25-20% in a new Quinnipiac University poll (April 6-10; 483 Democratic RVs; +/-4.5).
In the Republican primary (435 Republican RVs; +/-4.7%), former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie (R) led with 28%. Prince William County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and state Sen. Frank Wagner (R) trailed with 12% and 7%, respectively.
In hypothetical general-election match-ups (1,1115 RVs; +/-2.9%), both Democrats were ahead of Gillespie. Perriello topped Gillespie 46-33%, while Northam led Gillespie 44-33%. “Margins are similar in other possible matchups.” (release)