Rasmussen-PA Senate Race A Tie

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The latest Pa poll results from the right-leaning Rasmussen Reports claims the US Senate race is essentially tied, with Bob Casey leading GOP challenger 46-45%.

From Ras:

The U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania is now essentially a tie.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Keystone State finds incumbent Democratic Senator Bob Casey, Jr. with 46% of the vote, while Republican Tom Smith attracts 45%. Nine percent (9%) are still undecided. Pennsylvania now moves from Leans Democrat to a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Senate Balance of Power Rankings.

Prior to this survey, support for Casey has held steady at 49%…Ninety percent (90%) of likely Pennsylvania voters are certain they will vote on Election Day. Among these voters, it’s Smith 47%, Casey 46%. Smith draws support from 87% of Republicans in Pennsylvania and leads 41% to 31% among voters not affiliated with either of the major political parties. Casey, the son of a popular former governor and a one-time state official himself, is backed by 83% of Democrats.

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