It’s getting a bit boring writing the same blog post every other week about how Tom Corbett’s on track for a Santorum-sized loss in November, but here’s a new Franklin and Marshall poll confirming what we already knew: about 23% of voters want four more years of Republican rule in Harrisburg.
Here’s a devastating charter from the polling memo showing that not only is Corbett unpopular in every single region of the state (his strongest region is the Northeast, where 32% of the respondents say he’s doing an Excellent/Good job), but he’s also losing key Republican demographics who turn out in midterm elections: Over 55’s (24%), married people (24%, Born Again Christians and Fundamentalists (26%), Gun Owners (24%), and Males (24%):
Here’s a comparison with where Tom Ridge and Ed Rendell were at this point in their first terms:
And here is what voters say they care about. The big election issues will be jobs, jobs, schools, the environment, and transportation. I like that transportation remains a priority even after the funding bill passed. Let’s pretend it didn’t happen and reform its crappy priorities!