Two polls released Tuesday show GOP gubernatorial nominee Bob McDonnell is pulling away from Democrat Creigh Deeds.
The surveys also bring good news for the Republican candidates for lieutenant governor and attorney general.
A SurveyUSA poll conducted for WJLA-TV has McDonnell ahead of Deeds by 17 percentage points, 58 percent to 41 percent.
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) leads Jody Wagner (D) 56 percent to 42 percent, a margin of 14, in his quest for re-election.
GOP attorney general candidate Ken Cuccinelli has a 16 point advantage over Democrat Steve Shannon, 57 percent to 41 percent.
A second survey, conducted by Public Policy Polling, has McDonnell up by 15 percentage points.
That poll showed McDonnell with 55 percent to Deeds’ 40 percent.
Bolling leads Wagner by 12 percentage points this go-round, 50-38.
Cuccinelli bests Shannon by 16 points, 52-36.