Republican Larry Ahern up 13 points over Democrat Mary Lou Ambrose in House District 66

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Democrat Mary Lou Ambrose is starting to fall behind incumbent Republican Larry Ahern in the race for House District 66.

According to a new survey conducted by St. Pete Polls, Ahern is at 51% in the polls, while Ambrose is at 38.4%.  Approximately 11% of voters remain undecided.

This is a major improvement for Ahern, who was up just 1.5% in a similar poll conducted last month.

Newly drawn, District 66 includes much of central-western portion Pinellas County.

The poll of likely voters was conducted Oct. 1 through Oct. 3.

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