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You could go skiing on Kendrick Meek’s downward slope

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The problem is not just that Kendrick Meek is polling in third place.  Nor is the problem that Jeff Greene is nipping at Meek’s heels for the Democratic nomination.  Nor is the problem that Meek is polling worse now than he was a month ago.

The problem is, with the limited resources Meek has, what can he do to reverse the downward trend shown in these polling numbers?

Date Pollster Crist I Meek D Rubio R
05/18/10 Ipsos 30.0% 15.0% 27.0%
05/16/10 Rasmussen 31.0% 18.0% 39.0%
05/05/10 Mason-Dixon 38.0% 19.0% 32.0%
05/03/10 Rasmussen 38.0% 17.0% 34.0%
04/27/10 Public Opinion (R) 36.0% 23.0% 28.0%
04/25/10 McLaughlin (R) 33.0% 15.0% 29.0%
04/21/10 Rasmussen permalink 30.0% 22.0% 37.0%
04/13/10 Quinnipiac permalink 32.0% 24.0% 30.0%
03/18/10 Rasmussen permalink 22.0% 25.0% 42.0%
03/17/10 Research 2000 permalink 29.0% 27.0% 32.0%
01/28/10 Fabrizio permalink 26.0% 24.0% 31.0%


Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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