Scott up in latest polls, Nelson leads by an average of 3.5%
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Scott up in latest polls, Nelson leads by an average of 3.5%


Polls are all the talk in the final days of the 2018 mid term election cycle.

In Florida, all the polls point to a Democratic “Blue Wave,” but at the same time make the case for a Republican “Red Wave.”

In other words, public opinion polls are all over the place.

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In the contentious U.S. Senate race between Senator Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott, Nelson leads Scott by a 3.5% average of all the polls conducted.

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Last week, several polls showed Nelson with a small lead. This week Scott is up, but barely. A recent Scott internal poll shows him up by 5 points.

Here are the latest polls.


Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes,,, and He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at Email him at [email protected]

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