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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With just days to go before Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional special election, a new poll shows Democrat Conor Lamb leading Republican Rick Saccone.
The Emerson College poll shows Lamb leading Saccone 48 percent to 45 percent, but it’s worth noting that is within the margin of error.
The college says the data was collected between March 1-3 using an online and landline sample of nearly 500 likely voters.
The survey shows that this special election has garnered a lot of voting excitement, with 56 percent saying they are very excited to vote.
Lamb is leading 57 percent to 40 percent in Allegheny County, which accounts for about 42 percent of the vote.
President Donald Trump won the district 58 percent to 39 percent in 2016, and Mitt Romney fared equally well in 2012.