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Florida pollster Tom Eldon puts Jeff Greene a 3-to-2 favorite over Kendrick Meek

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Those are the odds from Florida pollster Tom Eldon on the Democratic U.S. Senate primary between Palm Beach real estate tycoon Jeff Greene and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek of Miami. Eldon helped us handicap the race in preparation for tomorrow’s debate at The Palm Beach Post’s world headquarters in West Palm Beach.

Eldon gives Greene the edge based on money. Greene, along with Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, has the rare combination in Florida politics of “outsider” status and deep pockets. Continue reading here.

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