Democrat Tom Wolf has a big lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, according to the Franklin & Marshall College Poll that was released last week.
Wolf owns an advantage of 47 percent to 25 percent, with the rest undecided.
The poll consisted of responses from 502 registered voters.
In Philadelphia, Wolf leads 74 percent to 8 percent.
President Barack Obama did not fare well in the poll. Asked to rate his performance in office, 42 percent said he was doing a poor job. Another 22 percent rated him fair, with 27 percent saying he was doing a good job and 7 percent giving him excellent grades.
Voters were also asked whether they supported efforts by the state to sell liquor stores to private owners. They favored such a sale by a count of 49 percent to 34 percent. ••