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Crist, Scott ahead in new poll

Reuters: Florida Governor Charlie Crist holds a narrow edge over Republican Marco Rubio in a three-way Senate race dominated by economic worries, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. Crist, who left the Republican Party to run as an independent after Rubio mounted a primary challenge against him, leads Rubio 35 percent to 28 percent. Democrat Kendrick Meek trails with 17 percent less than four months before the November election for the open Senate seat. Crist holds a similar 34 to 29 percent edge over Rubio in a three-way race against Democrat Jeff Greene,  who is locked in a tough party primary fight with Meek. The Florida primary will be held August 24.

In the race to succeed Crist as governor, Republican Rick Scott leads Democrat Alex Sink by 34 percent to 31 percent. But Sink leads slightly, 31 percent to 30 percent, when matched against Republican Bill McCollum. McCollum and Scott are waging a bitter Republican primary race.

More on poll here.


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George Fuller

Without Scott in the Race the words Immigration Control and E-Verify for employers would have never been mentioned.

McCullom and Sink have been dragged into the immigration debate and they don't want to discuss it.......Why?......Because the republicans contributors employ the illegal aliens and the democrats view them as undocumented democrats.

I heard Scott on Joyce Kaufman's show today and he was straight talking and didn't sound like a politician.

Scott has the Good ole Boys in Tally scared. That is why Mikey Haridopolos gave several hundred thousand to McCullom's campaign.

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