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Fla poll: Obama 49%, Romney 44%, Bill Nelson 51%, Connie Mack 37%



A newly released Sept. 13 NBC/Marist Florida poll finds Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney 49 percent to 44 percent among likely voters (MoE +/- 3.1%) and 50 percent to 42 percent among registered Florida voters (MoE +/-2.8%). Among likely voters Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson holds an overwhelming 14 percentage point lead against Republican challenger Connie Mack IV - 16 percentage points among regsitered voters.

Asked which candidate will do a better job handling the economy, Romney has a 1 point advantage among likely voters while Obama has a 10 point lead over Romney in handling foreign policy.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:30pm]


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