21, 2010 _______________________________________________________________________ _
The Tarrance Group is pleased to present the Dent for Congress Committee with the keyfindings from a survey of voter attitudes in the Fifteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania. These key findings are based on telephone interviews with N=300 “likely”registered voters throughout the district. Responses to this survey were gathered January19-20, 2010 and the confidence interval associated with a sample of this type is + 5.8%.
Congressman Charlie Dent holds a commanding +26 lead over Democrat challenger John Callahan on the ballot test. Fifty-three percent (53%) indicate they would votefor Dent, and only 27% indicate they would vote for Callahan. Eight percent (8%)indicate they would vote for the Libertarian Party candidate, and only 12% of districtvoters remain undecided.
Dent totally dominates the ballot test throughout the district, leading Callahan by better than 18 points in every single region and county in the district. Dent is beatingCallahan in Callahan’s home county over 20 points.
Charlie Dent captures ninety percent (90%) of the vote among Republicans, and isalso winning the vote of one in four Democrats throughout the district. Less than half of district Democrats indicate they would vote for Callahan.
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