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Dem poll: With big advantage among independents, Andrew Gillum leads Ron DeSantis

Sen. Bill Nelson is effectively tied with challenger Rick Scott

Democratic consultant Christian Ulvert commissioned a robo poll by the North Carolina-based Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, which shows Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum leading Republican Ron DeSantis. The poll suggests the statewide Democratic candidates are crushing Republicans among independents.

Trump Numbers
Approve 46
Disapprove 49
Not sure 5

Governor's Race
Gillum 48
DeSantis 43
Undecided 9

US Senate Race
Nelson 46
Scott 45
Undecided 8

Attorney General Race
Moody 44
Shaw 41
Undecided 15

“In the Governor’s race, there is massive gender gap with Gillum leading among women by 21 and DeSantis leading among men by 13. Meanwhile Nelson leads Rick Scott among women by 8 and Sean Shaw leads Moody among women by 7,” Ulvert said.
“The most interesting number is among Independent voters where Gillum leads DeSantis by 34, Nelson leads Scott by 20 and Shaw leads Moody by 17. Gillum starts with an impressive edge among Independent voters who are key to winning Florida.”
Take this Aug. 28-29 poll with however many grains of salt you like. With those big Democratic leads among independent voters and women, seems Democrats should be leading by more than these numbers indicate.