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Poll finds Virginia voters focused on gun policy ahead of pivotal election; Favorable signs for Democrats in Washington Post-Schar School poll but GOP could have turnout advantage.

Oct 04, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

RICHMOND - Gun policy is the top issue for Virginia voters just one month before pivotal elections that will determine control of the state legislature, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll.

That could be a positive sign for Democrats, who have seized on gun control in the months since a gunman killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building on May 31. Three out of four voters rate gun policy as a "very important" issue in casting their ballots, and majorities support p...