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Voters get it but Tom Corbett isn’t listening: “Five percent of the voters ranked liquor privatization as a top priority. The lottery didn’t even register in the poll,” reports The Philly Daily News

Pennsylvania governors typically encounter trouble in their first terms and the polls reflect that with dipping popularity.

It happened to Gov. Tom Ridge, a Republican, in the late 1990s.

It happened to Gov. Ed Rendell, a Democrat, in the mid-2000s.

Ridge and Rendell recovered, posting popularity numbers above 50 percent by the time they ran successfully for re-election.

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