Crist Drops Back to Distant Second Place in Latest Rasmussen Poll
Charlie Crist was heckled at the opening of his campaign headquarters in Florida this weekend.
Charlie Crist winked at the crowd on Saturday after saying he’d keep Republican donations.
Independent Candidate and RINO Charlie Crist has lost his bounce in the Florida race for US Senator. Crist now trails conservative Marco Rubio by 8 points.
Charlie Crist received a bounce in the polls when he left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent. New numbers suggest that the bounce for the governor is over.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Florida finds Republican Marco Rubio with 39% support, while Crist earns 31% of the vote and Democrat Kendrick Meek trails at 18%. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided.
Two weeks ago, just after Crist announced that he was running as an independent, he held a 38% to 34% advantage over Rubio.
The latest numbers parallel the findings in April two weeks before Crist announced he was quitting the Republican Primary race.