BLACK VOTERS MORE IN FAVOR OF NORTHAM STAYING IN OFFICE THAN WHITE VOTERS

The Daily Caller | 2/2/2019 | Staff
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Despite Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s blackface scandal, it is actually the black voters in the state that are more in favor of him staying than white voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

The poll surveyed more than 1,000 Virginians, in which black voters said 56-31 percent that Northam should not resign, whereas white voters are split 46-46. Similarly, black voters approved Northam 49-24 percent, while white voters disapproved 50-36 percent.

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“The good news for Gov. Ralph Northam is that Virginia voters have mixed feelings about him,” said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. “Not terrible, but hardly reassuring in the wake of the brouhaha over his alleged use of blackface when he was a medical student more than three decades ago.”

What may be working in Northam’s favor is the heavy negativity surrounding Lieutenant Gov. Justin...
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