Latest Florida Poll: Obama 50%, Romney 46%
That Quinnipiac poll released about three week ago, showed Romney in command, 47 to 41 percent. Just a day later, though, NBC News released a poll taken by Marist that showed him with a 48-to-44 point lead.
The latest poll by Public Policy Polling seems to echo that NBC poll. Obama now leads 50-46. That's a slight change from PPP's poll in mid-April that showed Obama leading 50-45.
According to the poll, Obama maintains leads among women (61-36), Hispanics (61-36), and voters under 30 (65-27). Romney has double digit leads among white and senior voters.
The poll also shows that Marco Rubio would not be a big help among Latinos if he was selected as Romney's running mate. Hispanics would only favor the a GOP ticket with Rubio 55-40, and his presence wouldn't be enough to tip the results toward Romney. (Rubio is also notably polarizing: 44 percent of Floridians view him favorably, while 40 percent view him unfavorably. Those aren't Rick Scott numbers, but they're also not the healthiest.)
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