Terry McAuliffe clearly is sweating the race, and for good reason. The polls show Youngkin
surging to a tie with him and suggest that the Republican is making inroads among crucial voter blocs whose support McAuliffe can’t afford to lose. According to a Monmouth University poll published October 20, for example, Youngkin has gained considerable support among independents and women. McAuliffe and Democrats may be going back to school.