Recent News Releases

RC Poll: Virginians split on Medicaid expansion, but oppose unilateral action; think McDonnell acted wrongly

July 24, 2014

More than half of Virginians polled think former Gov. Bob McDonnell did something wrong in his interactions with the CEO of Star Scientific. McDonnell's trial begins next week. Also, Virginians are divided on Medicaid Expansion.

RC Poll: Warner lead Gillespie in Senate race; Clinton keeps edge over possible 2016 Republican rivals; Obama approval down

July 23, 2014

Mark Warner holds 25 point lead over Ed Gillespie. In possible presidential matchups, Hillary Clinton leads three main Republican candidates. President Obama's approval rating down but Congress is lower.

RC Poll: Virginians support same-sex marriage, Warner leads Gillespie in possible Senate race

March 5, 2014

Although Virginians support a hypothetical national law legalizing same-sex marriage in every state (54%-40%), they are split regarding Attorney General Mark Herring's decision to side with the plaintiffs on the legal challenge to Virginia's prohibition of gay marriage.

Roanoke/Rutgers-Eagleton/Siena College Study: Simultaneous Polls - Va, NJ, NY Majority in 3 states favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec. of State 2016 lead over Christie, Paul & Ryan

March 4, 2014

Voters in NJ, NY & Va in favor of same-sex marriage, national gun registry, Keystone Pipeline, minimum wage hike, and medical marijuana. States mixed on Obamacare, unemployment extension. Cuomo Stronger in NY than Christie in NJ or McAuliffe in Va.

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians' view on ethics, mental health reforms, Medicaid expansion plus Warner vs. Gillespie for US Senate
Jan. 21, 2014

Virginians strongly support mental health and ethics reforms, but are divided on Medicaid expansion. Warner leads Gillespie in possible Senate race.