View Full Version : Marco Rubio Edges Past Charlie Crist in Fla. Race for GOP Senate Nod

01-26-2010, 10:56 AM
Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio, whose candidacy has been embraced by Tea Party activists and Republican conservatives, has edged ahead of Gov. Charlie Crist in their battle for the GOP Senate nomination, according to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted Jan. 20-24.

Rubio leads 47 percent to 44 percent among registered Republicans with 8 percent undecided. The margin of error is 2.4 points. In October, Crist had led 50 percent to 35 percent and last June was ahead 54 percent to 23 percent.