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Rasmussen: Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio tied (which really means Crist is winning)

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Republican Marco Rubio and Republican-turned-independent Charlie Crist are tied this month in Florida’s topsy-turvy race for the U.S. Senate. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Sunshine State finds Rubio and Crist each earning 37% of the vote, while Democratic hopeful Kendrick Meek trails with 15% support. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. A month ago, Rubio held an eight-point advantage over Crist. Sixty percent (60%) of Florida voters now approve of the job Crist is doing…

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Rick Skeletor, err, Rick Scott beating Alex Sink in latest Rasmussen poll

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Millionaire health care executive Rick Scott has bombarded the airwaves to launch his out-of-nowhere bid for governor of Florida, while both the long-running gubernatorial candidates seem to be slipping slightly in the polls. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Florida finds Republican Attorney General Bill McCollum continuing to hold a modest 43% to 35% lead over Democrat Alex Sink. Eleven percent (11%) like some other candidate in the race, and another 11% are undecided. The current…

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Is Charlie Crist’s bounce gone? New Rasmussen numbers: Marco Rubio 39%, Crist 31%, Kendrick Meek 18%

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Charlie Crist received a bounce in the polls when he left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent. New numbers suggest that the bounce for the governor is over. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Florida finds Republican Marco Rubio with 39% support, while Crist earns 31% of the vote and Democrat Kendrick Meek trails at 18%. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. Two weeks ago, just after Crist announced that he…

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Is Charlie Crist’s bounce gone? New Rasmussen numbers: Marco Rubio 39%, Crist 31%, Kendrick Meek 18%

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Charlie Crist received a bounce in the polls when he left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent. New numbers suggest that the bounce for the governor is over. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Florida finds Republican Marco Rubio with 39% support, while Crist earns 31% of the vote and Democrat Kendrick Meek trails at 18%. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. Two weeks ago, just after Crist announced that he…

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Rasmussen: Bill McCollum leads Alex Sink 45%-38%

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Florida’s gubernatorial race may have grown a bit more competitive this month. State Attorney General Bill McCollum now attracts support for 45% of voters statewide, while Democrat Alex Sink earns the vote from 38%. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in the state finds seven percent (7%) prefer some other candidate, while 10% are undecided at this point. While support for McCollum is down slightly from 47% last month, his numbers have held relatively steady since last October. Over…

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Rasmussen Poll: Marco Rubio leads Charlie Crist 57%-28%

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Support for Florida Governor Charlie Crist’s U.S. Senate bid has fallen this month to its lowest level yet. Just 28% of the state’s likely Republican voters support his candidacy now, down six points from March. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely GOP Primary voters in the Sunshine State shows former state House Speaker Marco Rubio edging up a point from last month to 57%, his highest level of support to date. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate…

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Jeb Bush: Charlie Crist ‘unforgivable’ on stimulus support

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his strongest statement to date on the Republican Senate primary unfolding in his state, telling the conservative publication NewsMax in an on-camera interview that he considers Gov. Charlie Crist’s support for last year’s stimulus bill “unforgivable.” “I know I’m supposed to be politically correct and I said I was neutral and all that,” Bush said, but added of Crist’s move: “I got a problem with that.” Bush has kept a careful distance from the…

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