Rubio swamps Beruff in Sarasota
Marco Rubio beat Carlos Beruff in his back yard, winning an informal Sarasota GOP vote 50-to-1.
The local REC held the informal show of hands vote Thursday night in Venice, organizers said. Beruff's lone vote came from his campaign treasurer, Eric Robinson.
UPDATE: Chairman Joe Gruters stresses it was not a straw poll and there were several people who thought Beruff would win. "My guess it would be closer to 50/50 if we did an actual straw poll just with REC members," Gruters said.
Rubio has been blowing out Beruff in straw polls across the state and in scientific polls.