Articles Tagged 'Tom Corbett'
The Most Vulnerable Governor in the Country
There is still a year until the midterm election, but Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is in very serious jeopardy of losing re-election in 2014.
The Republican governor’s polling numbers continue to sag. According to a new survey, conducted October 22-27 by Franklin & Marshall College, just 19 percent of registered voters gave Corbett an excellent or good job rating, while… READ MORE
Pennsylvania digs in against Supreme Court, fights to prohibit gay marriage
In a bellwether case for states trying to preserve gay-marriage bans in a fast-shifting legal landscape, Pennsylvania officials are arguing that the Supreme Court’s decision this summer and the Obama administration’s approach should not undercut the state’s ability to enforce its own marriage laws.
State officials said in a legal brief filed this week that Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican,… READ MORE
Pennsylvania Governor: Corbettâ€™s (R) Lead Over Onorato (D) Drops
Republican Tom Corbett now only leads Democrat Dan Onorato by five points in Pennsylvaniaâ€™s gubernatorial race.Â Thatâ€™s the closest this race has been since early February.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Corbett with 50% support to Onoratoâ€™s 45%.Â Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, while three percent (3%) are… READ MORE
Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett(R) Is Still in the Driverâ€™s Seat
Republican Attorney General Tom Corbett continues to run well ahead of Democrat Dan Onorato in Pennsylvaniaâ€™s gubernatorial contest despite a visit to the state by President Obama to boost Democratic candidates.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Keystone State finds Corbett with 54%, his best showing yet. Onorato, Allegheny Countyâ€™s county executive, gets… READ MORE
Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett (R) Reaches Highest Level of Support Yet Against Onorato (D)
Republican Tom Corbett now holds a 12-point lead over Democrat Dan Onorato in the race for Pennsylvaniaâ€™s next governor.
The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone of Likely Voters shows Corbett, the stateâ€™s attorney general, picking up 53% of the vote. Onorato, Alleghenyâ€™s county executive, draws 41% of the vote. One percent (1%) prefer some other candidate while five… READ MORE
Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett (R) 50%, Onorato (D) 39%
Little has changed in Pennsylvania’s race for governor, with Republican State Attorney General Tom Corbett earning 50% support this month against Democrat Dan Onorato.
The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Onorato,Â the chief executive of Allegheny County,Â picking up 39% of the vote. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and eight percent… READ MORE