Polls show large swaths of undecided voters in both parties, so all six candidates are clinging to hope they can prevail tomorrow.
Democrat Dan Onorato and Republican Tom Corbett hold wide leads heading into Tuesday’s gubernatorial primaries.
But polls show large swaths of undecided voters in both parties, so all six candidates are clinging to hope they can prevail tomorrow.
Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato says he’s got the best executive track record of the Democrats running for governor.
He gave a Steelton, Dauphin County crowd a second reason to support him, during a Friday campaign stop.
“There’s only one of us running out of the six who has nothing to do with Harrisburg,” says Onorato, “and that’s me. I’m an outsider. Every one of those candidates running for governor are part of the problem.”
One of Onorato’s opponents, Senator Anthony Williams, may have gotten a boost from Governor Rendell in the days leading up to the primary.
Rendell says he’s remaining neutral, but he heaped praise on Williams at a Philadelphia press conference, calling the senator “visionary” and “innovative.”
“He has earned the support of people in Philadelphia, and throughout the entire southeast,” says Rendell, “and, for that matter, throughout the state, because of the innovative campaign where he’s really talked about issues and change.”
On the Republican side, Representative Sam Rohrer’s campaign spent the final days of the race arguing Attorney General Tom Corbett is too moderate for Republican voters.
Corbett countered by dismissing Rohrer as a man of words, not actions.
The Attorney General questioned whether Rohrer has authored a single law during his tenure in the General Assembly.