Incumbent Leads Pennsylvania Senate Poll By Four Points


Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) comes out four points ahead of Democratic challenger Katie McGinty in the latest Quinnipiac poll of the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania.

Toomey leads McGinty, a former member of the Bill Clinton administration, by four points, 49-45, among likely Pennsylvania voters.

The incumbent senator’s lead has narrowed since Quinnipiac last polled the U.S. Senate election in Pennsylvania in September. Toomey led +8 in September, and now the poll favors Toomey +4.

The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted Oct. 10-16 via live telephone interview among 660 likely Pennsylvania voters, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percent.

TPM’s PollTracker Average for the U.S. Senate election in Pennsylvania shows Toomey leading McGinty, 46.6 to 44.4.