MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A new Quinnipiac poll out today raising concerns for incumbent Florida senator Bill Nelson.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
It shows him in a dead heat with his mid-term challenger, current Florida governor Rick Scott.
Both men are currently polling at 49-percent.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
92-percent of likely voters say they have already decided which candidate they’re voting for in November.
The assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll says the campaign is a prototype of our nation’s political environment, with democrat Nelson carrying women and black voters, while republican Scott is winning among men and white voters.MORE NEWS: Miami Police Captain Javier Ortiz Relieved Of Duty
The key in close elections like this one, he says, often lies with independent voters.