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: Brotherly Love: Wheels Of Change Bringing Help To Families In Their Own Neighborhoods
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: New Jersey Native, Who Lost Daughter In Parkland Shooting, Fighting To Protect School Children Across Nation
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: Gunman Kills 19 Children, 2 Teachers In Texas School Rampage