June 7, 2013 - Schwartz, Best-Known Of Unknown Dems, Tops Corbett, Quinnipiac University Pennsylvania Poll Finds; Girl Next Door Clinton Tops Native Son Santorum In 2016

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With the Pennsylvania governor's race still more than one year away, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz leads the a pack of largely unknown Democratic challengers and tops Republican Gov. Tom Corbett 45 - 35 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

In another possible general election matchup, State Treasurer Rob McCord tops Corbett 43 - 35 percent.

In an even longer look at the 2016 presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of neighboring New York tops former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, the native son, 53 - 36 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds.

U.S. Rep. Schwartz leads the Democratic primary field with 18 percent, while no other contender tops 5 percent, with 63 percent undecided.

Facing Gov. Corbett, she leads 51 - 28 percent among women. Men are divided with 42 percent for Corbett and 39 percent for Schwartz. She takes Democrats 86 - 5 percent and independent voters 36 - 29 percent, while Republicans go to Corbett 75 - 7 percent. Schwartz leads in most areas of the state, while Corbett leads in central Pennsylvania.

"Already unpopular with Pennsylvania women, Gov. Tom Corbett trails the leading female challenger, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, and State Treasurer Rob McCord," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. "Election Day is 17 months away, but Schwartz is in a strong position to become Pennsylvania's first female Governor."

Pennsylvania voters say 52 - 32 percent that Corbett does not deserve to be reelected. Women turn thumbs down 55 - 27 percent, as men say no 49 - 38 percent.

Voters disapprove 48 - 35 percent of the job Corbett is doing, close to his all-time low of 50 - 35 percent in a June 27, 2012, Quinnipiac University survey. Women disapprove 52 - 30 percent, while men disapprove 45 - 41 percent.

Corbett gets a negative 30 - 42 percent favorability rating, with 25 percent who don't know enough about him to form an opinion.

For Schwartz, 72 percent don't know enough to form an opinion. For McCord, 85 percent don't know enough.

2016 Presidential Race

Women drive Ms. Clinton's lead over Santorum, backing her 59 - 30 percent, while men back the Democrat 46 - 41 percent. She leads 90 - 5 percent among Democrats and 51 - 28 percent among independent voters, while Republicans go to Santorum 78 - 13 percent.

Clinton also tops Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul 52 - 37 percent.

Vice President Joseph Biden tops Santorum 46 - 39 percent and edges Paul 45 - 41 percent.

Clinton scores a 56 - 37 percent favorability rating among Pennsylvania voters. Favorability ratings for other 2016 contenders are:
  • 49 - 42 percent for Biden;
  • Negative 39 - 44 percent for Santorum;
  • 35 - 30 percent for Paul.
"Hillary Clinton hasn't uttered a whisper about running for president, but Pennsylvanians are giving her full-throated support," Malloy said.

President Barack Obama gets a split 48 - 48 percent job approval rating from Pennsylvania voters.

From May 30 - June 4, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,032 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.1 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 460 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 4.6 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa and the nation as a public service and for research.

For more information, visit http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling, call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter.

1. (If Registered Democrat) If the Democratic primary for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Kathleen McGinty, John Hanger, Rob McCord, Ed Pawlowski, Allyson Schwartz, Mike Stack, Tom Wolf, and Max Myers, for whom would you vote?
                     REGISTERED DEMOCRATS
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
McGinty               5%     6%     4%
Hanger                1      -      2
McCord                4      6      3
Pawlowski             1      2      1
Schwartz             18     21     16
Stack                 1      2      1
Wolf                  2      3      2
Myers                 1      -      2
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      3
DK/NA                63     59     65
 
TREND: (If Registered Democrat) If the Democratic primary for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Kathleen McGinty, John Hanger, Rob McCord, Ed Pawlowski, Allyson Schwartz, Mike Stack, Tom Wolf, and Max Myers, for whom would you vote?
                     REGISTERED DEMOCRATS
                     Jun 07  Apr 29
                     2013    2013
 
McGinty               5      na
Hanger                1       -
McCord                4       3
Pawlowski             1       1
Schwartz             18      15
Stack                 1       1
Wolf                  2       3
Myers                 1      na
Sestak               na      15
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       1
DK/NA                63      59
 
 
2. If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Rob McCord the Democrat and Tom Corbett the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
McCord               43%     8%    82%    34%    38%    48%
Corbett              35     74      6     30     42     28
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      2      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      2      6      3      3
DK/NA                17     16     10     28     15     19
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
McCord               51%    40%    45%    42%    49%    42%    41%    44%    45%
Corbett              35     35     31     37     42     32     38     36     32
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      2      -      2      -      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      4      4      3      1      4      5      2      3
DK/NA                12     20     19     16      7     20     16     16     19
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
McCord               53%    67%    44%    38%    35%    41%    36%
Corbett              26     19     26     37     43     45     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      2      3      -      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      6      2      -      3      2
DK/NA                16      9     22     20     22     12     18
 
TREND: If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Rob McCord the Democrat and Tom Corbett the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13
                     2013    2013    2013
 
McCord               43      44      38
Corbett              35      35      42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       1       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       3       3
DK/NA                17      17      16
 
 
3. If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Allyson Schwartz the Democrat and Tom Corbett the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Schwartz             45%     7%    86%    36%    39%    51%
Corbett              35     75      5     29     42     28
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      2      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      7      3      3
DK/NA                16     14      8     27     15     17
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Schwartz             52%    42%    46%    47%    51%    45%    48%    45%    46%
Corbett              35     34     31     35     42     32     35     38     30
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      3      -      2      -      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      4      3      2      1      3      4      2      2
DK/NA                10     18     19     13      5     18     13     14     21
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Schwartz             53%    73%    43%    46%    37%    41%    34%
Corbett              28     20     29     34     37     43     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      1      3      2      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      2      8      1      -      3      3
DK/NA                16      5     19     16     23     13     18
 
TREND: If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Allyson Schwartz the Democrat and Tom Corbett the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13
                     2013    2013    2013
 
Schwartz             45      47      42
Corbett              35      34      39
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       2       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       3       3
DK/NA                16      14      15
 
 
4. Is your opinion of Tom Corbett favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            30%    55%     8%    30%    35%    25%
Unfavorable          42     19     65     42     39     45
Hvn't hrd enough     25     24     24     26     23     28
REFUSED               3      2      3      3      3      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Tom Corbett favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                             FAVORABLE....
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13  Jul 13  May 13  May 13  Apr 29
                     2013    2013    2013    2010    2010    2010    2013
 
Favorable            30      29      39      44      49      49      29
Unfavorable          42      43      44      11      13      13      43
Hvn't hrd enough     25      25      14      44      36      36      25
REFUSED               3       3       2       1       1       1       3
 
 
5. Is your opinion of Rob McCord favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            10%     4%    17%     8%    10%    10%
Unfavorable           4      7      2      4      5      4
Hvn't hrd enough     85     89     81     86     85     86
REFUSED               1      -      -      2      -      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Rob McCord favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13
                     2013    2013    2013
 
Favorable            10       9      12
Unfavorable           4       5       5
Hvn't hrd enough     85      85      83
REFUSED               1       1       1
 
 
6. Is your opinion of Allyson Schwartz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            19%     6%    33%    15%    19%    19%
Unfavorable           8     16      1      8     11      6
Hvn't hrd enough     72     78     65     76     70     74
REFUSED               1      -      1      1      1      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Allyson Schwartz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13
                     2013    2013    2013
 
Favorable            19      20      22
Unfavorable           8      10      11
Hvn't hrd enough     72      69      67
REFUSED               1       1       1
 
 
7. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Rick Santorum the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Clinton              53%    13%    90%    51%    46%    59%
Santorum             36     78      5     28     41     30
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      -      5      3      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      4      1      6      3      3
DK/NA                 6      4      4     10      6      6
 
                     WHITE..............................................
                     COLLEGE DEG                               BornAgnEv
                     Yes    No     Prot   Cath   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              56%    44%    39%    49%    40%    55%    27%    51%
Santorum             38     42     51     41     47     35     63     39
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      2      1      4      1      1      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      3      3      3      3      2      3
DK/NA                 2      7      5      5      6      5      7      4
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Clinton              61%    49%    55%    53%    60%    59%    55%    51%    52%
Santorum             32     37     34     38     30     30     34     39     36
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      1      2      2      4      -      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      2      2      3      -      5      2      4
DK/NA                 2      8      7      5      5      7      6      6      6
 
 
8. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Rand Paul the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Clinton              52%    13%    90%    46%    43%    60%
Paul                 37     77      3     39     46     28
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      2      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      3      1      2      2      2
DK/NA                 8      6      5     12      7      9
 
                     WHITE..............................................
                     COLLEGE DEG                               BornAgnEv
                     Yes    No     Prot   Cath   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              53%    44%    39%    48%    36%    56%    29%    49%
Paul                 41     44     50     42     54     33     58     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      1      2      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      2      2      1      1      2      2      2
DK/NA                 4      9      8      7      7      7     10      6
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Clinton              58%    49%    55%    51%    57%    52%    51%    52%    53%
Paul                 36     38     32     41     36     38     38     37     35
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      -      2      2      1      -      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      2      2      1      1      1      2      1      3
DK/NA                 5      9     10      6      4      7      9      7      8
 
 
9. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Rick Santorum the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Biden                46%     9%    84%    41%    40%    52%
Santorum             39     82      7     36     45     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      4      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      2      8      5      4
DK/NA                 8      3      6     11      7      9
 
                     WHITE..............................................
                     COLLEGE DEG                               BornAgnEv
                     Yes    No     Prot   Cath   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                51%    36%    32%    38%    35%    46%    19%    41%
Santorum             40     48     54     47     51     40     71     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      2      2      3      1      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      5      4      6      5      4      2      7
DK/NA                 4      9      8      8      6      9      9      7
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Biden                57%    42%    47%    46%    58%    48%    49%    45%    45%
Santorum             35     42     39     43     32     38     38     41     40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      1      3      1      -      2      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      5      4      4      4      4      5      4      6
DK/NA                 3     10      9      6      3      9      8      8      6
 
 
10. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Rand Paul the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Biden                45%     8%    83%    36%    38%    52%
Paul                 41     80      5     45     48     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      2      3      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      3      3      3      3
DK/NA                 9      7      7     13     10      9
 
                     WHITE..............................................
                     COLLEGE DEG                               BornAgnEv
                     Yes    No     Prot   Cath   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                45%    36%    29%    38%    31%    45%    17%    39%
Paul                 44     47     54     45     54     39     65     45
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      3      2      2      3      4      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      4      2      5      3      4      2      4
DK/NA                 7     11     12     10     10      9     13     10
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Biden                52%    42%    46%    44%    51%    39%    47%    46%    45%
Paul                 38     42     38     44     37     43     39     42     38
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      2      3      -      2      2      4
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      4      4      3      1      4      2      2      5
DK/NA                 7     11     11      7      7     13     10      8      8
 
 
11. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            56%    20%    89%    55%    47%    64%
Unfavorable          37     74      6     39     47     28
Hvn't hrd enough      5      4      5      5      5      5
REFUSED               2      2      1      1      1      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                             FAVORABLE....
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  May 22  May 01  Feb 27  Dec 05  Jun 07  Mar 07
                     2013    2008    2008    2008    2007    2013    2007
 
Favorable            56      50      50      46      49      56      44
Unfavorable          37      42      43      44      43      37      45
Hvn't hrd enough      5       5       5       7       6       5       9
REFUSED               2       3       2       3       2       2       2
 
 
12. Is your opinion of Joe Biden favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            49%    14%    81%    47%    43%    55%
Unfavorable          42     79     10     44     49     35
Hvn't hrd enough      8      7      8      9      7     10
REFUSED               1      1      1      1      1      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Joe Biden favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Jun 07  Dec 08  Feb 08
                     2013    2011    2007
 
Favorable            49      43      27
Unfavorable          42      39      30
Hvn't hrd enough      8      17      40
REFUSED               1       1       2
 
 
13. Is your opinion of Rand Paul favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            35%    64%     8%    39%    43%    28%
Unfavorable          30      9     48     30     29     30
Hvn't hrd enough     34     26     44     29     27     41
REFUSED               1      1      -      2      1      1
 
 
14. Is your opinion of Rick Santorum favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            39%    72%    16%    34%    43%    36%
Unfavorable          44     17     64     47     45     43
Hvn't hrd enough     16     10     18     18     12     19
REFUSED               1      1      2      1      1      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Rick Santorum favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Jun 07  Mar 28  Mar 14  Sep 28
                     2013    2012    2012    2011
 
Favorable            39      37      39      33
Unfavorable          44      45      44      37
Hvn't hrd enough     16      15      16      29
REFUSED               1       3       2       1
 
 
15. Is your opinion of Barack Obama favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Favorable            51%    12%    88%    48%    46%    57%
Unfavorable          46     86     10     48     51     40
Hvn't hrd enough      1      1      1      2      2      1
REFUSED               2      1      1      2      1      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Barack Obama favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him? (* High also 51% May 2012)
                                                             FAVORABLE.....
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Jun 27  Jun 12  May 03  Mar 28  Jun 07  Feb 08
                     2013    2012    2012    2012    2012    2013*   2007
 
Favorable            51      45      49      51      48      51      39
Unfavorable          46      47      44      43      46      46      15
Hvn't hrd enough      1       4       3       2       3       1      45
REFUSED               2       4       3       4       2       2       1
 
 
19. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Tom Corbett is handling his job as Governor?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Approve              35%    63%    11%    35%    41%    30%
Disapprove           48     23     75     45     45     52
DK/NA                16     14     14     20     14     18
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Approve              35%    35%    32%    37%    38%    32%    37%    35%    36%
Disapprove           56     45     48     52     50     39     47     52     51
DK/NA                 9     20     19     12     12     29     17     13     13
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              29%    23%    32%    39%    27%    43%    43%
Disapprove           58     53     54     43     52     45     44
DK/NA                13     24     14     18     21     12     14
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Tom Corbett is handling his job as Governor? (* Low also 35% Jun 2012)
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13  Jan 29  Nov 15  Sep 29  Jun 07
                     2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2011    2013*
 
Approve              35      38      39      36      40      50      35
Disapprove           48      47      49      42      38      32      48
DK/NA                16      15      12      23      23      18      16
 
 
20. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Approve              27%    41%    16%    25%    28%    25%
Disapprove           53     39     64     56     56     50
DK/NA                20     20     20     19     15     24
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Approve              27%    27%    23%    28%    38%    33%    31%    26%    20%
Disapprove           58     51     53     56     53     38     55     57     56
DK/NA                15     23     24     16      9     30     14     17     23
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              19%    17%    27%    35%    25%    32%    27%
Disapprove           56     51     53     49     55     57     54
DK/NA                24     32     21     16     20     11     19
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job? (*Low also 25% Dec 2009)
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13  Jan 29  Nov 15  Apr 10  May 13
                     2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2003    2010*
 
Approve              27      29      28      33      36      49      25
Disapprove           53      52      58      46      43      24      59
DK/NA                20      19      14      20      21      27      16
 
 
23. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Approve              48%    11%    83%    43%    42%    53%
Disapprove           48     88     14     51     53     44
DK/NA                 4      1      3      6      4      3
 
                     WHITE..............................................
                     COLLEGE DEG                               BornAgnEv
                     Yes    No     Prot   Cath   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              49%    39%    35%    44%    36%    47%    22%    46%
Disapprove           50     57     62     53     59     50     74     51
DK/NA                 1      5      4      4      5      2      4      4
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Approve              55%    45%    52%    41%    54%    44%    49%    47%    50%
Disapprove           44     50     45     55     44     49     48     50     46
DK/NA                 1      5      3      3      3      7      3      3      4
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Apr 26  Mar 14  Jan 30  Nov 15  May 04  Apr 28
                     2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2009    2011
 
Approve              48      48      44      51      52      66      42
Disapprove           48      48      51      46      45      29      53
DK/NA                 4       4       4       3       3       5       5
 
 
24. Do you feel that Tom Corbett deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Yes/Deserves         32%    62%    10%    28%    38%    27%
No/Does not          52     25     76     51     49     55
DK/NA                16     13     14     20     14     18
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Yes/Deserves         30%    33%    29%    33%    36%    27%    32%    34%    32%
No/Does not          59     49     50     58     56     47     50     54     55
DK/NA                11     18     21      9      7     26     18     12     13
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Yes/Deserves         26%    20%    33%    33%    31%    44%    35%
No/Does not          60     58     50     51     50     50     50
DK/NA                14     23     18     16     19      7     15
 
TREND: Do you feel that Tom Corbett deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13  Jan 29
                     2013    2013    2013    2013
 
Yes/Deserves         32      32      35      31
No/Does not          52      50      53      51
DK/NA                16      17      12      18
 
 
25. What one word best describes your impression of Tom Corbett? Numbers are not percentages. Figures show the number of times each response was given. This table reports only words that were mentioned at least five times.
Conservative           25
Honest                 24
Good                   21
Politician             19
Disappointed           17
Fair                   17
Ineffective            16
Unfavorable            15
Trying                 13
Okay                   12
Favorable              11
Arrogant               10
Incompetent             9
Republican              9
Capable                 8
Dishonest               8
Liar                    8
Mediocre                8
Business                7
Corrupt                 7
Crook                   7
Shady                   7
Unfair                  7
Untrustworthy           7
Adequate                6
Competent               6
Dislike                 6
Inadequate              6
Out-Of-Touch            6
Responsible             6
Weak                    6
Anti-Education          5
Confused                5
Consistent              5
Deceitful               5
Dedicated               5
Inconsistent            5
Leader                  5
Misguided               5
Satisfactory            5
Selfish                 5
Sneaky                  5
Tough                   5
Uncaring                5
Uninformed              5
Unknown                 5
 
 
26. In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in Pennsylvania today; are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom
 
Very satisfied        4%     6%     3%     3%     4%     4%
Smwht satisfied      42     56     31     39     46     39
Smwht dissatisfied   34     27     41     32     32     36
Very dissatisfied    18      9     23     25     18     19
DK/NA                 1      1      2      1      1      2
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-44  45-64  65+
 
Very satisfied        3%     4%     5%     3%     5%     4%     5%     4%     3%
Smwht satisfied      44     42     37     43     51     49     45     39     40
Smwht dissatisfied   36     33     34     37     32     31     32     35     37
Very dissatisfied    17     19     21     17     12     17     18     21     16
DK/NA                 1      2      3      -      -      -      -      2      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Very satisfied        4%     2%     3%     7%     4%     -      5%
Smwht satisfied      48     34     44     50     34     39     41
Smwht dissatisfied   35     35     34     28     43     41     33
Very dissatisfied    11     26     19     15     16     18     20
DK/NA                 1      4      -      -      2      2      2
 
TREND: In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in Pennsylvania today; are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                                                             VERY+SMWHT SAT
                                                             High    Low
                     Jun 07  Apr 29  Mar 13  Jan 29  Nov 15  Jun 05  Dec 15
                     2013    2013    2013    2013    2012    2002    2010
 
Very satisfied        4       4       3       3       5       8       2
Smwht satisfied      42      41      41      42      46      60      35
Smwht dissatisfied   34      38      38      37      31      22      37
Very dissatisfied    18      16      18      18      17       8      25
DK/NA                 1       1       1       1       2       3       1
 
 

Demographic Summary