HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new poll shows more than half of Pennsylvania voters disapprove of Kathleen Kane’s handling of her job as state attorney general and nearly as many think she should resign.
The survey released Tuesday by Connecticut-based Quinnipiac University is based on telephone interviews with 1,085 voters from Aug. 7 through Aug. 18.READ MORE: David Savage Charged After Killing Girlfriend, Opening Fire On Officers At SEPTA Terminal In Upper Darby: DA
Kane faces criminal charges that she leaked confidential grand jury information and then lied about it under oath, but plans to run for re-election next year.
Fifty-four percent of the respondents disapproved of Kane’s performance and 20 percent approved, the poll found.READ MORE: NFL Week 13 AFC East Preview: CBS Boston's Levan Reid Calls AFC East Title Fight A Battle Of 'Big Brother Vs Little Brother'
Forty-nine percent said Kane should resign. Twenty-seven percent said she should not.
About one-quarter of the respondents had no opinion on either question.
The poll’s margin of error is plus or minus three percentage points.MORE NEWS: SportsLine Week 13 AFC West Picks: 'Denver Designed Well To Stop What Kansas City Does,' Says Larry Hartstein
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