MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez holds a 22 point lead in the mayoral race, according to a poll released Friday.READ MORE: South Florida Businesses Relying On Tourism Hope To Recover From Pandemic Lows
The poll – conducted by Bendixen & Amandi – shows 55 percent of likely voters support incumbent Gimenez while school board member Raquel Regalado has 33 percent voter support.
About 12 percent of those surveyed said they are still undecided.
The poll results are a compilation of 600 interviews with Miami-Dade County registered voters from October 15th to October 17th in English and Spanish. The poll had a margin of error of +/- 3.99 percent.READ MORE: Search Resumes For Missing 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano After Person Of Interest Found Dead
Gimenez and his challenger Regalado sat down with CBS4’s Jim DeFede earlier this month for a mayoral debate where they discussed important issues in the county including Zika, the economy and law enforcement. Watch it here.
Voters can cast their ballot to voice their opinion in the race during early voting which starts on Monday in Florida, on Election Day November 8th or through their absentee ballot.
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