Skip to comments.Rasmussen Flo Sen : Mack (R) 46%, Nelson (D) 37%
Posted on 07/11/2012 9:22:26 AM PDT by sunmars
Republican Congressman Connie Mack draws his highest level of support yet against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in Floridas 2012 U.S. Senate race.
A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Mack earning 46% of the vote to Nelsons 37%. Seven percent (7%) prefer some other candidate, and 10% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The numbers were flipped back in April when Nelson held a 47% to 36% lead over Mack. At that time, Mack still had heavy competition for the GOP nomination and was being heavily criticized for a lackluster campaign. The contest was closer in earlier surveys.
This race is now considered Leans Republican in the Rasmussen Reports Senate Balance of Power. Elections for 33 U.S. Senate seats will be held in November, and Democrats have more than twice as many seats they now hold at stake compared to seats with Republican incumbents.
Mack is expected to easily win the Republican primary on August 14. Nelson was elected to the Senate in 2000 to fill the seat vacated by Macks father.
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Obamacare went down like a lead ballon in Florida. Hopefully Connie can remove that cancer Nelson double asap.
Flo is running for Senate?
yeah, that gig at Progressive is not working out so well for her...she needs better health insurance
She’s very Progressive.
Good News Ping.
Looking good. Let’s hope we can move the Florida race in the Gain column soon after the primary if this holds up.
If Connie makes it to the Senate he'll fit right in. The only question is when he'll come out for gay marriage.
Holy Guacamole !
Good news for a perspective Senate takeover by the Rs .
Amazing he ever got elected
killer line : Mack draws 86% support from voters in his own party, while Nelson is backed by just 66% of the state’s Democrats.
I’d like to see confirmation from another poll before celebrating. Mack had *not* been polling well recently.
There was a Quinnipiac from June 23 which had Nelson 43%, Mack 39%, and one from June 27 which had Nelson 41%, Mack 40%. Still a lot of people undecided.
An incumbent polling around only 40% in three polls a few weeks apart is not going to get the job done.
My guess is we are seeing a break across the country against Obama and the Democrats judging from these data and the news favoring a big bulge for Republicans among independents , the recent modest move nationally by Romney over Obama according to Rasmussen, and the polls showing voters favor congressional Republicans over congressional Democrats.
Forgive the brain lock.
Okay Mack leads by 11 and Nelson is under 40 and this makes Florida close? Don’t think so!
Wow Great News! I saw polls some months back that left me with little hope of getting this Spaceman out of office.
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