Altmire Internal Poll Shows Altmire Leading By 16 Points, Early Returns Reports
Early Returns posted an internal poll from the Altmire campaign that showed him leading Rep. Mark Critz by 16 points. Altmire would recieve 50% and Critz would get 34% of the vote. That support comes from Altmire’s current congressional district as well as Westmoreland County which is mostly represented by Rep. Critz for the moment.
The memo states that Altmire leads among Democrats across the ideological spectrum as well as Union and non-Union members.
Early Returns caught up with Critz campaign consultant Mike Mikus who said: “These numbers are very encouraging. Jason currently represents two-thirds of the district but is only able to garner half of the current vote. We are confident voters will support Mark Critz once they learn he is fighting for our shared Democratic values – fighting to create jobs, protect Social Security and Medicare, and stand up for our veterans.”
Here is the memo: