Reader Poll: Shapiro Favorite in 2016
Our readers believe that Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro is the heavy favorite.
1,339 respondents chose Shapiro.
Among the big name contenders, Katie McGinty finished second with 518 votes. Meanwhile, Joe Sestak (who has already thrown his hat into the ring) got the support of 413 readers and Kathleen Kane received 364.
276 respondents backed Rep. Allyson Schwartz while “someone else” got 272 votes. State Treasurer Rob McCord received 197.
Finally, Congressman Matt Cartwright was chosen by 79 readers and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald 59.
The full results are included below:
Who Should Democrats Nominate for Senate in 2016?
- Josh Shapiro (38%)
- Katie McGinty (15%)
- Joe Sestak (12%)
- Kathleen Kane (10%)
- Allyson Schwartz (8%)
- Someone Else (8%)
- Rob McCord (6%)
- Matt Cartwright (2%)
- Rich Fitzgerald (2%)