(WHTM) – The participation of third-party candidates could make a difference in November’s Pennsylvania Senate election, according to a recently released poll. Trafalgar Group.
The poll shows Democrat John Fetterman leading Republican Mehmet Oz 47.7% to 45.9%, a much tighter race than other polls suggest. Libertarian candidate Eric Gerhardt also gets 3.5% of him in Trafalgar polls, with enough support to sway the race for either of the top two candidates.
A poll of 1,078 candidate voters in Pennsylvania also showed that 2.4% were undecided and 0.5% supported a third-party candidate other than Gerhardt. The poll has a margin of error of 2.9% for him and was conducted Sept. 13-15.
Mr. Gerhardt, who lives in Montgomery County, has a campaign website that highlights issues such as jobs and the economy, social justice, police reform and combating drugs.
Two other third party senatorial candidates are Keystone’s Daniel Wasmer and Green’s Richard Weiss.
The Trafalgar poll is the third poll to be released this week in the Senate election, which both Oz and Fetterman agreed with. Debate hosted by Nexstar on October 25.
a CBS/YouGov Poll Of 1,194 registered voters in Pennsylvania, Fetterman had 52% approval and Oz 47%. Monmouth University Poll Research Institute 49% of voters said they would definitely or probably vote for Fetterman, while 39% said the same for Oz.
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