Poll: Trump, Confederate monuments both factors in Va. governor's race

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Christopher Newport University released their latest poll for the Virginia gubernatorial race, this time focusing on President Trump's impact.

39 percent of voters say the president is a factor in their choice for governor. The president is also motivating Democrats more than Republicans.

Also playing a factor in the race: Confederate monuments. Overall, 54 percent of voters oppose removing them.

Democrat Ralph Northam wants to take them down, while Republican Ed Gillespie doesn't.

Overall, a CNU poll released Monday showed Northam leading Gillespie by about six percentage points.

Poll: Trump's unpopularity / Confederate monuments' popularity both factor in Va. governor election by 13News Now on Scribd

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