That's the news:
Peduto took 39% to former Auditor General Jack Wagner’s 32%. 8% go for state Rep. Jake Wheatley, 1% for activist AJ Wheatley, and 18% of voters remain undecided. (PoliticsPA, Keegan Gibson)
Seven points; that's a start. It represents a 15 pt. swing in Peduto's direction over the past 6 weeks.
However, the Keystone Analytics poll seems to under-represent 18-34 year old voters compared to both 2009 and 2005, assumes relatively more equal participation among each Council district than has been the norm, and is backed by a Realtors association that is campaigning for Jack Wagner. All three possible sources of bias would argue for perhaps an even greater Peduto lead.
So Bill's apparent 7-point lead could easily be 9 or more.
And as long as we're reading PoliticsPA:
[Wagner is] also the clear choice of Republican interests in the race. State Sen. Don White (R-Indiana) gave him $5,000 and the pro-life group Family PAC gave him $2,500. Range Resources chipped in, too. (KG, II)
Emphasis ours, but why not? It's a fact.
BONUS / UPDATE: Some people on Twitter are having fun with the incessant Wagner and Ravenstahl attacks on the front runner.