By Mark Abrams
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Another poll shows that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett could be facing a tough re-election fight next year.READ MORE: Gas Prices Up In New Jersey, Around Nation Amid Refinery Outages
The poll is one of a number released in the last few months showing Gov. Corbett’s numbers and favorability among voters sliding.
Harper Polling, run by a former national Republican campaign strategist, finds that only 26 percent of those surveyed believe Corbett merits re-election. Fifty-six percent believe someone else deserves a chance, and 20 percent weren’t sure.READ MORE: 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' Goes Deeper Into Background Of Classic 'Lady Sings The Blues'
The poll also found that 40 percent of those identifying themselves as “independent” voters believe someone else should have a chance at the job.
And 45 percent of those calling themselves “somewhat conservative” voters also believe somebody else should get a shot at the governor’s office.
The poll of slightly more than 800 voters was taken July 1st and 2nd and has a margin of error of 3½ percent.MORE NEWS: Fire Crews Rush To Battle Burning House In Delaware County