HARRISBURG – WHTM is reporting… A new Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll of the Pennsylvania Senate Race shows Democrat John Fetterman continuing to hold a five point lead over Mehmet Oz. The poll found Fetterman with 49% support to Oz’s 44% among 420 likely voters with 5% preferring a third party candidate and 2% undecided. While most undecided voters did not name a preferred candidate, 33% said they were leaning towards Oz. Four polls conducted between August and 22-September 15 found Fetterman with a lead between 2-5% over Oz.
The Muhlenberg poll found Fetterman ad a 44% favorable rating and Oz at 29%. More than half of those interviewed (53%) said they had an unfavorable opinion of the Republican nominee.
Six percent of Democrats said they would support Oz, 12% of Republicans said they’ll support Fetterman and 49% of independents said Fetterman was their top candidate. Fetterman led among men, women, college-educated, and most age groups, while Oz led among non-college-educated voters and those 65 and older. The issue most important for Pennsylvania voters when casting their midterm ballot is the economy with 34% saying inflation or the economy. Twenty percent said abortion/reproductive rights were their top priority. Sixty-one percent of those interviewed said they believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.