Poll shows Toomey in the lead to keep U-S Senate seat

01.03.14 | Bob Price

Senator Pat Toomey holds a 5% lead over Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is hyping a 2016 campaign against the first-term Senator.  Toomey leads 54-43% in the Southwest while Kane holds a 48-46% advantage in the Southeast.

Q: In a hypothetical race for U.S. Senate, who would you most likely support: Kathleen Kane, Democrat or Pat Toomey, Republican?

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Former Congressman Joe Sestak, a declared candidate for 2016, trails Toomey by 7%.  The former Delaware County Congressman holds a slightly larger lead (+6%) than Kane (+2%) in the Southeast.  However, he trails Toomey (-17%) by a larger margin than Kane (-11%) in the Southwest.  Among independents, Toomey leads Kane by 8% and Sestak by 18%.

Q: In a hypothetical race for U.S. Senate, who would you most likely support: Joe Sestak, Democrat or Pat Toomey, Republican?

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