Rep. Susan Wild (D-Lehigh) maintains a double digit advantage over GOP challenger Lisa Scheller in the race for the 7th Congressional District, according to this latest poll.
This poll also shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 19 points, 56%-to-37%, in the battleground district. Sec. Hillary Clinton narrowly bested Trump in these congressional boundaries in 2016.
This poll, surveying 448 likely voters in the 7th District, has a margin of error of +/-4.4%.
This is the fourth public poll released in October for the 7th Congressional District and the second conducted by DeSales University/WFMZ. All four polls have shown Wild leading Scheller, although other results from different pollsters have indicated a closer race.
In the previous DeSales University/WFMZ poll of likely voters released on Oct. 13, Wild also led Scheller by 18 points, 54%-to-36%.
On Oct. 1, Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll that showed Wild leading Scheller by 13 points, 52%-to-39%, among likely voters in the district. On Oct. 21, a LehighValleyLive/Franklin & Marshall College poll showed Wild leading Scheller by just over 7 points, 43.6%-to-36.4%.