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Poll: Corbett Numbers ‘Stuck’ In Race Against Democrat Wolf

A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows Governor Corbett has failed to close the massive gap between him and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

08/28/2014

(The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania met for a debate broadcast from Franklin & Marshall College.   Image from PCN television.)

Tom Wolf Targeted by Trailing Rivals in Dem. Pa. Governor’s Race

Challengers turned up the heat on frontrunner Tom Wolf this week, during a pair of debates among the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

05/02/2014

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett.  File photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Corbett Approval Rating Inches Upward In Latest Poll

But Franklin & Marshall Poll director Terry Madonna notes that at just 23 percent, the number of folks who think Corbett is doing a “good” or “excellent” job is still quite low.

01/30/2014

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Pollster Says Most Pennsylvanians Not Riled Up Over Gay Marriage Issue

“Given the health of the economy, given the other economic and fiscal concerns that voters have, I don’t think it’s likely to move center stage .. in the short run,” says Terry Madonna.

10/02/2013

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Pennsylvania Primary: One Statewide Race But Many Local Races

While leaders of both parties focus on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s expected 2014 re-election campaign, voters across the state also will be choosing nominees for local judgeships, municipal offices and school boards.

04/20/2013

(A sign outside a Penndot office advertises the availability of voter ID cards which the law, later delayed, would have required on Election Day.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Pa. Pollster Sees Little Election Impact From State’s Voter ID Controversy

Franklin & Marshall College pollster Terry Madonna believes the success that Democratic candidates enjoyed in Pennsylvania was more about political organization than it was about voter ID backlash.

11/07/2012

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Local College Student, Advocate For Immigrants, Wins Prestigious Prize

Akbar Hossain has had to overcome hurdles to get where he is today. He emigrated from Saudi Arabia at age 10 with his family, and is now a junior at Franklin & Marshall.

04/26/2012

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