Kane losing favor with Pa. voters, poll finds

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 A recent Harper Polling survey of Pennsylvania voters finds most view state Attorney General Kathleen Kane unfavorably. (AP file photo)

A recent Harper Polling survey of Pennsylvania voters finds most view state Attorney General Kathleen Kane unfavorably. (AP file photo)

Results of a new poll do not bode well for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. 

Brock McCleary, the president of Harper Polling, said the survey shows Kane’s favorable ratings are slumping.  

“We asked voters about their opinion of her, favorable or unfavorable,” he said. “Thirty-one percent said they had a favorable opinion of Kathleen Kane while 52 percent said unfavorable. So you see that the information has really started taking a toll on her perception with voters.”

The low favorability numbers come as the Montgomery County district attorney is considering whether to charge Kane with perjury and other crimes as a grand jury has recommended.

However, McCleary said, voters are not calling for Kane to step down.  

“Should she stay in office came out ahead at 39 percent,” he explained. “Interestingly, what you see is that voters are hearing about the attorney general’s situation, and it’s not giving them a favorable opinion of her to say the least. But they are not calling her to resign from office.”

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