- With some Tampa Bay’ers breaking ranks, Eric Eisnaugle has all but locked up Speaker’s race
- George Sheldon accepts Pam Bondi debate challenge, then raises her
- Legislative committee schedule released
- St. Pete Chamber of Commerce announces “Good ‘Burgers” — and it has nothing to do with food
- Palace intrigue: Lame Duck Adam Hollingsworth desperately seeking an exit strategy
- School Boards Association very concerned about Lee County’s vote to abandon standardized testing
NBC poll of Florida: Obama 49%, Romney 44%, Bill Nelson 51%, Connie Mack 37%
A Sept. 13 NBC/Marist Florida poll finds Obama leading Romney 49 percent to 44 percent among likely voters and 50 percent to 42 percent among registered Florida voters.
Asked which candidate will do a better job handling the economy, Romney has a 1 point advantage among likely voters while Obama has a 10 point lead over Romney in handling foreign policy.
Among likely voters Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson holds an overwhelming 14 percentage point lead against Republican challenger Connie Mack – 16 percentage points among regsitered voters.