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Interesting kernels of data from the recent polls surveying the Florida Senate race

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One of the dominant themes that can be extracted from the recent polling is that those who know Charlie Crist best don’t like him or won’t vote for him. Marco Rubio leads Crist 68-18 among Republican primary voters who have an opinion of both candidates. As the memo attached to the FMA poll states: Among those GOP voters who have an opinion (positive or negative) of BOTH Crist and Rubio, Crist trails Rubio by a 50-point margin. While these results…

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Did Kendrick Meek get a fair shake from the latest Quinnipiac Poll?

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Lord knows I’ve spent the last couple of weeks dogging Kendrick Meek’s campaign for what I believe is a lackluster effort to gather the requisite number of voter signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. But I criticize out of love. Tough love, but love nevertheless. It’s for that same reason why I need to defend Meek’s position in the latest Quinnipiac Poll, which, because it showed Marco Rubio ahead of Charlie Crist for the first time, is being cited…

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Atlanta J-C weighs in on Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio

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Jay Bookman: The ultra-conservative wing of the GOP wants to make Florida’s Republican Senate primary a test case of its power. The race pits Gov. Charlie Crist, a moderate who had the audacity to endorse President Obama’s stimulus plan, against hard-core conservative Marco Rubio, a former speaker of the state House. Crist also just signed a new state budget raising the cigarette tax and various fees by $2 billion, an act that further fueled conservative anger. Even worse, the moderate…

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The Case for Charlie Crist

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From Nick Stone of Drawlines: Charlie Crist has been the champion of the people of the state of Florida. He’s risen above party politics when necessary, promoted conservative ideals when possible, and stood for what’s right even when he’s stood alone. Background: I didn’t vote for Charlie Crist for governor in 2006. As part of the Democratic movement then, I supported candidate Jim Davis with my vote and urged friends to follow suit. But as time wore on, I became…

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