Poll: Senator Bill Nelson Continues to Crush Connie Mack IV
The latest numbers come from Public Policy Polling.
In a Nelson vs. Mack IV match up, the Democrat pulls ahead 49 to 36 percent.
The rest of what remains of the GOP field doesn't do much better. Nelson beats businessman Mike McCallister 47-33. Former Rep. Dave Wheldon falls 47-31 to Nelson. And George LeMieux falters 48-35 to Nelson.
"What makes Nelson an unusually strong candidate is his appeal to Republicans," writes PPP. "23 percent of them approve of him, unusual in this highly polarized political climate. And he gets anywhere from 13-17 percent of the GOP vote in head to heads against his potential opponents. He's also strong with independents, leading the Republican candidates by anywhere from 20-24 points with them."
Granted, the race is likely to get closer as general election day draws near and
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