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Florida Chamber poll shows Putnam leading DeSantis


A new poll commissioned by the Florida Chamber of Commerce shows Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam leading U.S Rep. Ron DeSantis for the Republican nomination for governor.

Putnam is ahead of DeSantis by 17 points (32 to 15) according to the poll, conducted June 7 through 9 by Cherry Communications. Nearly half of likely republican voters remain undecided, according to the poll.

The poll was conducted by phone, and has a margin of error of 5.3 percent. Some 501 likely voters were queried. it found that Putnam is ahead in every “major” media market in the state save Miami-Dade. Questions and methodology were not released to the press.

The state chamber has endorsed Putnam, so consider that when reading the results.