Florida senate poll has Mack besting Nelson

Rasmussen: Republican Congressman Connie Mack changed his mind late last month about challenging longtime Democratic Senator Bill Nelson in 2012, and now he finds himself with a modest edge over the incumbent in the first Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Florida's U.S. Senate race. The latest statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state shows Mack with 43% to Nelson's 39%. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and 13% remain undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Mack, who has served in the House since 2005, initially said he would not challenge Nelson's reelection. However, the son of a former senator and husband of Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack announced his candidacy after the GOP field thinned. Nelson has served as congressman, treasurer and senator for Florida in a political career stretching back to the early 1970s. Nelson leads another Republican challenger, Congressman Adam Hasner, 40% to 31%. Nine percent (9%) prefers some other...(Read Full Post)