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Florida Governor: Scott (R) Pulls Slightly Ahead of Sink (D)

Friday, September 24, 2010

Republican businessman Rick Scott has moved to a six-point edge over Democrat Alex Sink and has hit the 50% support mark for the first time in Florida’s gubernatorial race.

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Scott with 50% of the vote, while Sink, the state's chief financial officer, earns 44% support when leaners are included. Six percent (6%) of voters prefer some other candidate in the race.

The new numbers shift this race to Leans Republican from a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard.

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The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Florida was conducted on September 22, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/-4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.


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