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Another poll, another big Bill Nelson lead over Connie Mack (47%-40%)



Four of the last five polls of the Bill Nelson-Connie Mack IV senate race show Mack trailing anywhere from 7 percentage points to 14. The exception is from the little-known Gravis Marketing poll of Sept. 2, which showed Nelson leading by one point. The RealClearPolitics average has Nelson up by 8.

Rasmussen: Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson still leads Republican Connie Mack in Florida's hotly contested U.S. Senate race.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Sunshine State finds Nelson with 47% support to Mack’s 40%. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, while eight percent (8%) are undecided.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The latest findings show no change from mid-August.  Florida remains Leans Democrat in the Rasmussen Reports Senate Balance of Power rankings. Nelson was first elected to the Senate in 2006 to fill the seat vacated by Mack’s father. ...
Nelson is viewed favorably by 51% of Florida voters and unfavorably by 38%. This includes 21% with a Very Favorable opinion and 20% with a Very Unfavorable one.
For Mack, favorables are 40% and unfavorables 48%, including 17% with a Very Favorable view of him and 24% with a Very Unfavorable one. This marks little change for either man from a month ago.

[Last modified: Sunday, September 16, 2012 1:28pm]


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