Youngkin’s surging approval threatens unpopular Biden in Virginia

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are unofficially beginning their reelection campaign in Virginia on Tuesday with one big goal: to stop Virginia from turning on them on Election Day.

Virginia’s turn away from Biden, which started when the state shocked the nation with the election of Republican investor Glenn Youngkin for governor in 2021, has continued, according to a new survey.

In 2020, Biden beat former President Donald Trump in Virginia by over 10 points. But a new Virginia Commonwealth University poll shows Trump trailing by just 3 points. Should former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley win the GOP nomination, the survey shows she would beat Biden, 43%-38%.

It followed a Mason-Dixon survey earlier this month that also showed a Biden-Trump tightening. In that one,
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