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Pennsylvania Governor Race

Candidates

Swann

Swann (R)

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Ed Rendell

Ed Rendell (D)*

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RealClearPolitics Snapshot
RCP Average: Rendell +21.8 % |RCP Chart
RCP Ranking: Likely Democrat
Key Races: SEN | PA-4 | PA-6 | PA-7 | PA-8 | PA-10

Polling Data

PollDateSampleSwann (R)Rendell (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----39.660.4--Rendell +20.8
RCP Average10/23 - 11/2--36.057.85.8Rendell +21.8
Mason-Dixon10/31 - 11/2625 LV38566Rendell +18
Morning Call10/29 - 11/1507 LV35605Rendell +25
Keystone Poll10/25 - 10/29355 LV34597Rendell +25
Quinnipiac10/23 - 10/29933 LV35586Rendell +23
Rasmussen10/28 - 10/28500 LV38565Rendell +18

All Pennsylvania Governor Race Polling Data

Previous Elections

Governor
2002: Rendell 53, Fisher 44
1998: Ridge 57, Itkin 31

President
2004: Kerry 51, Bush 48
2000: Gore 51, Bush 46
1996: Clinton 49, Dole 40

Demographics

Registered Voters: Dem 47.6% | Rep 40.7% | Other 11.7%
Occupation: Blue Collar 25.2% | White Collar 59.5% | Gray Collar 15.3%
Race: White 84.1% | Black 9.8% | Hispanic 3.2% | Asian 1.8%

Links For More Information

Blogs: PoliticsPA | Keystone Politics | GrassrootsPA | A Smoke Filled Room | Dick Polman | Tom Ferrick | Will Bunch

State Newspaper Coverage: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

State Parties: Pa GOP | Pa Dems

Polling Data

PollDateSampleSwann (R)Rendell (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----39.660.4--Rendell +20.8
RCP Average10/23 - 11/2--36.057.85.8Rendell +21.8
Strategic Vision (R)11/2 - 11/41200 LV35587Rendell +23
Mason-Dixon10/31 - 11/2625 LV38566Rendell +18
Morning Call10/29 - 11/1507 LV35605Rendell +25
Strategic Vision (R)10/28 - 10/301200 LV37585Rendell +21
Keystone Poll10/25 - 10/29355 LV34597Rendell +25
Quinnipiac10/23 - 10/29933 LV35586Rendell +23
Rasmussen10/28 - 10/28500 LV38565Rendell +18
Zogby Interactive*10/23 - 10/27LV 4255--Rendell +13
West Chester Univ.10/22 - 10/25601 LV32579Rendell +25
Phil. Inquirer10/16 - 10/25698 LV34586Rendell +24
Strategic Vision (R)10/20 - 10/231200 LV37576Rendell +20
Mason-Dixon10/18 - 10/21625 LV35569Rendell +21
Rasmussen10/16 - 10/16500 LV40573Rendell +17
Zogby Interactive*10/10 - 10/16760 LV4451--Rendell +7
Morning Call10/3 - 10/8511 LV35569Rendell +21
Mason-Dixon9/22 - 9/26625 LV375410Rendell +17
Zogby Interactive*9/19 - 9/25--42526Rendell +10
Strategic Vision (R)9/22 - 9/241200 LV37556Rendell +18
Quinnipiac9/19 - 9/24933 LV39556Rendell +16
Rasmussen9/20 - 9/20500 LV36568Rendell +20
Phil. Inquirer9/14 - 9/20666 LV33605Rendell +27
Keystone Poll9/13 - 9/18604 RV345214Rendell +18
Zogby Interactive*8/29 - 9/5893 LV42526Rendell +10
USA Today/Gallup8/23 - 8/27883 RV35578Rendell +22
Rasmussen8/22 - 8/22500 LV38507Rendell +12
Keystone Poll8/16 - 8/21551 RV345313Rendell +19
Zogby Interactive*8/15 - 8/21671 LV44488Rendell +4
Strategic Vision (R)8/11 - 8/131200 LV41516Rendell +10
Quinnipiac8/8 - 8/131011 LV37544Rendell +17
Morning Call7/31 - 8/3550 RV355114Rendell +16
Issues PA/Pew Poll7/17 - 7/301507-Weig 273535Rendell +8
Rasmussen7/26 - 7/26500 LV40508Rendell +10
Strategic Vision (R)7/14 - 7/161200 LV364913Rendell +13
Rasmussen6/19 - 6/19500 LV36507Rendell +14
Quinnipiac6/13 - 6/191076 RV315511Rendell +24
Strategic Vision (R)6/9 - 6/111200 LV384911Rendell +11
Greenberg Quinlan (D)5/21 - 5/25756 LV36563Rendell +20
Rasmussen5/22 - 5/22500 LV34529Rendell +18
Quinnipiac5/2 - 5/81487 RV335510Rendell +22
Strategic Vision (R)5/5 - 5/71200 LV41499Rendell +8
Keystone Poll4/27 - 5/1578 RV354913Rendell +14
Issues PA/Pew Poll4/17 - 4/261503-Weig 293040Rendell +1
Morning Call4/17 - 4/25508 RV394516Rendell +6
Rasmussen4/20 - 4/20500 LV44418Swann +3
Strategic Vision (R)4/7 - 4/91200 LV424413Rendell +2
Quinnipiac3/28 - 4/31354 RV374712Rendell +10
Issues PA/Pew Poll3/14 - 3/221500-Weig 352934Swann +6
Rasmussen3/14 - 3/14500 LV41447Rendell +3
Strategic Vision (R)3/10 - 3/121200 LV444410Tie
Mansfield University2/13 - 3/71102 A344219Rendell +8
Morning Call2/25 - 3/2668 RV434611Rendell +3
Rasmussen2/16 - 2/16500 LV43467Rendell +3
Quinnipiac2/8 - 2/131045 RV364814Rendell +12
Keystone Poll1/31 - 2/5497 424513Rendell +3
Strategic Vision (R)1/20 - 1/221200 LV464410Swann +2
Rasmussen1/15 - 1/15500 LV45438Swann +2
Strategic Vision (R)12/16 - 12/181200 LV414514Rendell +4
Quinnipiac11/30 - 12/61447 RV354814Rendell +13
Strategic Vision (R)11/11 - 11/131200 RV424513Rendell +3
Rasmussen11/7 - 11/7500 LV365010Rendell +14
Strategic Vision (R)10/14 - 10/161200 RV414613Rendell +5
Quinnipiac9/26 - 10/31530 RV343715Rendell +3
Keystone Poll9/8 - 9/13129 RV335314Rendell +20
Strategic Vision (R)9/10 - 9/121200 RV43489Rendell +5
Strategic Vision (R)7/29 - 7/311200 RV414712Rendell +6
Rasmussen7/20 - 7/20500 LV41478Rendell +6
Quinnipiac7/6 - 7/101639 RV364813Rendell +12
Keystone Poll5/31 - 6/5128 RV344224Rendell +8
Quinnipiac4/13 - 4/181395 RV354814Rendell +13
Keystone Poll2/23 - 3/20162 RV295912Rendell +30
Quinnipiac2/10 - 2/141250 RV345013Rendell +16