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Times-Union poll confirms Marco Rubio’s 30-point lead over Charlie Crist

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Former House Speaker Marco Rubio’s stunning early lead in Florida’s Republican U.S. Senate race was confirmed today by an Insider Advantage/Florida Times-Union poll that shows him leading Gov. Charlie Crist by 34 points among likely voters in August’s primary.

The poll of 512 Floridians taken by phone Tuesday night has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. It comes one day after a Public Policy Polling survey taken over the weekend put Rubio up by 32 points. Full story here.

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