A new poll was recently conducted for a local newspaper by Muhlenberg College on the race to represent the 15th congressional district of Pennsylvania. Here are some of the relevant facts concerning the poll and the Independent candidate in the race, Jake Towne.
Jake Towne takes 3% of the vote in the race, with 49% for incumbent Republican Charlie Dent and 38% for Democrat John Callahn.
Haven’t followed Jake Towne’s Independent candidacy for the PA-15 congressional seat very consistently? Never fret; the candidate gets the news roundup of the night.
Towne participated in the first debate of the race on Monday the 13th. Two local newspapers provided front-pagecoverage of the event, also featuring Democrat John Callahan and incumbent Republican Charlie Dent.
Charlie Dent, the moderate Republican incumbent in Pennsylvania’s 15th District, is pushing for the exclusion of Independent candidate Jake Towne from all debates.
“We don’t think that John Callahan should be afforded the opportunity to hide behind Jake Towne’s presence at any potential debate,” said Shawn Millan, Dent’s campaign manager. “Callahan’s desire to have Towne at debates only indicates his unease over facing Rep.