Poll: Crist Leads Scott in 2014 Governor's Matchup

10:42 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Poll: Crist Leads Scott in 2014 Governor's Matchup

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Former Gov. Charlie Crist was favored by 50 percent, while Gov. Rick Scott was preferred by 34 percent in a survey of 1,000 registered voters conducted March 13-18 by the Quinnipiac (Conn.) University Polling Institute. It also showed that Democrat Alex Sink, who lost to Scott in 2010, would defeat the governor by a margin of 45 percent to 34 percent if the election were now. The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.
  • Source: Ap
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist holds a big edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott among registered Florida voters in a hypothetical gubernatorial matchup in 2014, a new poll shows. Crist was favored by 50 percent while Scott was preferred by 34 percent in a survey of 1,000 registered voters conducted March 13-18 by the Quinnipiac (Conn.)