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Poll: Scott in dead heat with Sink; Rubio up by 14



A Sept. 10-12 Ipsos Public Affairs poll for Reuters (MoE =/- 4.6%) found 47 percent of likely voters backing Rick Scott and 45 percent Alex Sink. In the Senate race,

Rubio led the field with 40 percent, compared to 26 percent for Crist, and 21 percent for Meek. Crist was winning 31 percent of Democrats (Meek 47 percent); 22 percent of Republicans, and 52 percent of independents. Interestingly, among registered voters it was Rubio 32, Crist 29, and Meek 22. Asked how they'd vote without Meek in the race, it was Rubio 46, Crist 45.

Overall 53 percent of registered voters approve of Crist's performance, including 61 percent of Democrats, 43 percent of Republicans, and 57 percent of independents.

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[Last modified: Thursday, October 7, 2010 5:29pm]


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