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Poll: George Allen Could Make Comeback in Virginia

Public Policy Polling releases a fascinating survey of the Virginia electorate, one that gives former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.), defeated in a razor-thin 2006 re-election bid, a solid 50 percent approval rating, with 38 percent disapproving. Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) is at 47-40.

The electorate is split on whether they’d vote for Allen again — 36 percent say definitely no, 31 percent say definitely yes. This is the finding that leaps out:

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That’s right: A majority of Hispanics, and 40 percent of African-Americans, would either vote for Allen or consider doing so. That’s interesting for a number of reasons. In 2006, while the “Macaca” scandal dragged him to defeat, Allen actually won 15 percent of the African-American vote. (The Hispanic vote, while growing fast, was too small to calculate.) I’ve heard Democrats talk down Allen’s chances of a 2012 comeback by predicting that the high African-American turnout that would come with an Obama re-election campaign would, presumably, bring out plenty of Democratic voters who’ll back Jim Webb. But Allen’s image among African-Americans is, for a defeated Republican who called a dark-skinned Indian man an obscure word for “monkey,” not that bad.

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