It’s little more than a month out and Democrat Andrew Gillum is maintaining his lead against Republican Ron DeSantis….
(He is actually pulling over 10% of GOP voters in the latest poll)
If this holds?
Florida just could elect it’s first Black Governor….
Democrats are hoping Gillum’s coattails can carry Democratic Senator Bill Nelson past current Republican Governor Rick Scott come November 6…..
Democrat Andrew Gillum holds a slim lead over Republican Ron DeSantisin the upcoming Florida gubernatorial election, according to a poll released Monday.
A University of North Florida survey showed Gillum receiving support from 47 percent of likely voters, compared to 43 percent who back DeSantis. Another 10 percent of voters are undecided in the race.
While the results are largely skewed along party lines, Gillum received support from 11 percent of Republican voters surveyed, according to the poll.
By comparison, 6 percent of Democrats said they would vote for DeSantis.
The poll surveyed 605 likely voters from Sept. 17-19. The margin of error for the poll is 3.95 percentage points.
The University of North Florida poll is largely consistent with other polls in the race thus far. A RealClearPolitics average of polls in the race shows Gillum with a 3.4 percentage point lead….