Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has surged by 12-percentage points and now leads fellow Republican Rick Scott, leading by a 44-35 percent margin in the governor's race, according to the latest Quinnipac University survey. The last likely voter poll from Quinnipiac, on July 29, found McCollum trailing Scott 32-43.
In the Democrats' senate race, Rep. Kendrick Meek is also besting a political newcomer, Jeff Greene, and leads him 35-28. Less than three weeks ago, Meek was trailing 23-33.
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