Virginia voters split on Confederate flag, Quinnipiac University poll finds
(WSLS 10) - Virginia voters are divided 46 - 45 percent on whether the Confederate flag should be removed from state license plates, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released on Monday.
In Virginia, support for eliminating the option of ordering a license plate with a Confederate flag is 73 - 19 percent among Democrats and 48 - 42 percent among independent voters, with Republicans standing by the Stars & Bars 71 - 24 percent.
|Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 50 - 31 percent overall approval rating includes 77 - 11 percent backing from Democrats and 49 - 31 percent approval from independent voters. Republicans disapprove 46 - 33 percent.|
|Voters approve 59 - 26 percent of the job U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is doing and give first- term U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine a 52 - 30 percent approval rating.|
"All three of Virginia's top state officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine rate 50 percent or higher in job approval," said Brown.
|From July 9 - 20 Quinnipiac University surveyed:|
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