McGinty leads the poll among likely Keystone State voters, 47-35, with Independent Everett Stern polling at 2 percent and Libertarian Edward Clifford III at 1 percent.
The new poll shows an increase for the former member of the Bill Clinton administration, who led Franklin & Marshall's September poll by six points, 41-35.
Most recent polls of the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania, including releases from Muhlenberg College/Morning Call and CBS/YouGov, show the candidates either tied or McGinty ahead by a modest four points respectively.
The Franklin & Marshall poll was conducted online and over the phone from Oct. 26-30 among 652 likely Pennsylvania voters, with a margin of error of plus or minus 5.1 percent.
TPM's PollTracker Average for the U.S. Senate election in Pennsylvania shows McGinty leading Toomey, 45.1 to 40.2.