Rasmussen Poll — Same Old, Same Old
Republican Pat Toomey continues to hold a small lead over Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Pennsylvania Voters shows Toomey earning 45% support, while Sestak picks up 39% of the vote. Six percent (6%) prefer another candidate in the race, and 10% are undecided.
The new survey finds Sestak a point closer to Toomey than he was two weeks ago. While that’s not a significant change, it’s enough to move Pennsylvania from Leans Republican to Toss-Up status in the Rasmussen Reports Senate Balance of Power rankings.
Read the whole thing here.
One small detail:
Rasmussen considers that at this point in the race the percentages of people with strong feelings pro or con are more important indicators than the general figures. In that category Toomey has a small edge. The two men are almost tied in terms of strong supporters [Toomey has 20%; Sestak has 19%] but only 12% have strong negative feelings toward Toomey while 18% have a strong unfavorable view of Sestak. It’s not much — this is going to be a close race — but it is something.