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Posted on 05/17/2010 6:34:40 PM PDT by Starman417
Pennsylvania Primary Predictions (?)
Pennsylvania's primary election is fast approaching, with one of the nation's hottest special election occurring, the spotlight is on Pennsylvania on Tuesday. As a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, let me share some insights on some of the races in Pennsylvania.
Pat Toomey vs Peg Lusik: In a nutshell, this is Toomey's race and I predict he will carry this primary election easily.
Sestak vs Specter: Rasmussen has Sestak moving slightly ahead of Specter in polling last week. Not surprising as Specter has the same dismal appeal to Democrats in PA as McCain had to Republicans in 2008. As Democrat voters take a closer look at Specter, the more favorable the polling numbers look for Sestak. Personally, I would like to see Specter carry this primary election. As the Democrat candidate, Specter will energize the Republican vote in the general election and carry Toomey to a clear victory. Incidentally, Rasmussen shows dead even polling with a Sestak/Toomey matchup in November.
National news and bloggers have the Toomey/Specter/Sestack vote-a-trois covered. Robert Stacey McCain is hyperventilating over a the CD-12 race, but there are a few key CD races that bear a closer look in Pennsylvania:
CD-12 John Murtha's district. Houston, we've got a problem. Tim Burns is PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason's golden boy. Rob Gleason an intrigal part of the GOP party machine who was a close friend and business partner with John Murtha. Despite rallying calls of Burns being the next Scott Brown, the race is polling dead even. The district is gerrymandered in favor of the Democrats with a 2:1 Dem voter registration lead. If Burns wins, don't cry to me when he turn RINO. RS McCain, love you but we will have to agree to disagree on Tim Burns
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If Toomey and Specter both win, I wonder who George Bush will be pulling for this time around.
How much you wanna bet that if Specter losses he will pull a Crist and run as an independent?
I would hope not. The dude’s geriatric.
Even funnier, Sestak has been running television ads with Specter photoshopped into a picture with Sarah Palin.
If you lose the primary in Pa. you are toast. No running as an Independent is allowed.