A freshly released internal poll from Jason Altmire’s campaign shows the Democrat with a 55 to 31 point lead. The poll’s release is intended to combat the notion that Mark Critz’s recent challenge to Altmire’s nominating petitions diminished his standing in the district.
Tom Corbett is notably less well regarded than he was in December, according to the latest Q-Pac poll. His job approval then was 47 to 34 percent disapproval. Today, it’s a 41 to 41 percent tie. Also polled: abortion, public universities, and the ultrasound mandate.
Former Pa. Senator Rick Santorum has the support of about a third of his former Republican constituents, a Quinnipiac University poll found this week. But he comes within 1 point of President Obama in a matchup here, compared to a 6 point deficit for Mitt Romney.
The votes are in, and by a margin of 60-40 readers believe former House Speaker Bill DeWeese will be convicted of the charges he faces.
President Obama’s approval and handling of the economy aren’t stellar, but his hypothetical Republican opponents trail by double digits.