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Poll shows Virginians divided down the middle on Gov. Ralph Northam's future

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam speaks during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va. Northam clung to his office Tuesday, Feb. 5, amid intense political fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook and uncertainty about the future of the state's government. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

A new poll shows Virginians are divided equally on whether or not their governor should resign: 47 percent want to see Gov. Ralph Northam stay, 47 percent think he should go.

And despite the fact that he's facing calls for his resignation over a 1980s blackface scandal, a majority of African American voters want him to stay in office, 58 to 37 percent.

ABC7's Richard Reeve has more, above.

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