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Attorney General of Virginia Ken Cuccinelli speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
So the Breitbartistas have themselves an "exclusive" poll of Virginia's gubernatorial election conducted by the notoriously unreliable polling firm Wenzel Strategies:
A new poll, provided exclusively to Breitbart News, finds the Virginia Governor's race a virtual dead-heat, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli 41%-40%.
Given that McAuliffe enjoys a 10-point lead in TPM's composite of the race, these results would be shocking—if Wenzel's track record weren't a complete joke. But it is a joke.

Via Daily Kos Elections's David Nir and The Hotline's Steve Shepard, here are some of Wenzel's greatest hits from the last few weeks of the 2012 campaign:

  • Wenzel had Todd Akin leading Claire McCaskill by 4—McCaskill won by 16.
  • Wenzel had Josh Mandel leading Sherrod Brown by 5—Brown won by 6.
  • Wenzel had George Allen leading Tim Kaine by 3—Kaine won by 6.
  • Wenzel had Tommy Thompson leading Tammy Baldwin by 2—Baldwin won by 5.
  • Wenzel had Mitt Romney leading by 3 in Ohio. He lost by 3.
  • Wenzel had Mitt Romney leading by 2 in Virginia. He lost by 4.

Given those numbers, to the extent that there's any news with this poll, the news is that if Ken Cucinelli can't even lead a Wenzel Strategies poll, he's in trouble.


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Originally posted to Daily Kos on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 09:20 AM PDT.

Also republished by Virginia Kos.

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