While independent polling shows Republican Pat Toomey ahead by between five and nine percentage points, a new Democratic internal poll from Garin-Hart-Yang shows Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak ahead by three.

Commissioned by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the poll shows Sestak with 47% support and Toomey with 44%.

The poll was conducted October 8 - 10; 604 likely voters were surveyed.


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