These New Polls Show Rapid Change in PA Senate Race

Two recent polls indicate that support for Pennsylvania Lt. Governor and Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman appears to be waning in his race against Republican rival and celebrity cardiologist Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Six weeks before residents of the Keystone State cast their ballots in one of the nation’s most contentious races, Fetterman – the longtime mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a declining rust belt town east of Pittsburgh – is losing steam. A survey from Fox News released on Wednesday showed Fetterman leading Oz by 45% to 41% – a result within the poll’s margin of error and a significant decline from the 11 percentage point advantage over Oz that Fetterman boasted in the same survey as of late July.

Roughly 34 of voters are “extremely or very worried” that Fetterman’s health will render him unable to complete his duties in the Senate – an 11 percentage point increase since three months ago. Read more…

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