I still swear there is an academic paper in how the straight ticket numbers look in the end. It is about as close to a natural experiment as you can get comparing 2007 to today. Just 2 years ago voting for the R ticket gave your vote to Desantis and this time around it will give you Desantis' opponent. So it will be a big datapoint as to whether people are paying attention if nothing else. The news blurbs thus far (see CP and PG for examples) indicate there are folks
Looks like low turnout across the state FWIW. Statewide prognosticating is beyond me, but I was thinking of something. If really low turnout across the state I bet it it helps Panella for supreme court. There are these semi-active races mayoral races in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg and at least for controller in Philadelphia (yeah, I know... it's a stretch.. but it's somethign).. So any bump in turnout in those areas will give some help to Panella over Melvin, but who knows how that turns out.
* No, I really never figured out what that meant either.. but sounds good for my context.