Could the oil spill save Charlie Crist? 

Rasmussen shows Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio tied at 37%, with Kendrick Meek at 15%:

Sixty percent (60%) of Florida voters now approve of the job Crist is doing as governor, up three points from a month ago. Thirty-seven percent (37%) disapprove. As governor, Crist has been very visible in addressing the Gulf Oil Spill

Still, 39% of all voters in the state say Crist will be hurt most by the ongoing investigation of alleged financial irregularities in the state Republican Party, while 31% think Rubio will be hurt the most.

Quinnipiac shows Crist edging Rubio 37% to 34%, with Meek at 17%. Could Charlie Crist be saved by the oil spill? Quinnipiac reports: “In the wake of the Gulf oil spill, Florida voters oppose 51 – 42 percent increasing the amount of offshore oil drilling, a 48-point swing from the 66 – 27 percent support for drilling in an April 19 survey.”

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