Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonOvernight Defense: Trump tries to quell Russia furor | GOP looks to reassure NATO | Mattis open to meeting Russian counterpart Dem pollster: GOP women have a more difficult time winning primary races than Dems Mellman: (Mis)interpreting elections MORE is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for the Democratic nominee for governor of Virginia, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.

The former presidential candidate will appear as the featured guest for Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam at a New York fundraiser next Wednesday, according to an invitation.

Northam will face Republican Ed Gillespie in the general election in November.

Clinton won Virginia, one of the two states with gubernatorial races this year, in the 2016 presidential election. 

Voters' opinions about Trump will be a weighty factor in the election, according a poll released Tuesday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.

The survey found that 39 percent of Virginia voters in the poll said Trump will play a role in their choice between Northam and Gillespie, while 28 percent said the president is a major factor. The president, however, was a much stronger factor for Democrats expecting to vote than for Republicans.

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Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who endorsed Northam in the Democratic primary, is a longtime friend of the Clintons.

Former President Obama reportedly may also host an event for Northam.