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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is in the lead, with Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott trailing close behind in a theoretical matchup for this fall’s U.S. Senate election, according to a UNF poll released Wednesday.

UNF Poll: 'Why Don't You Go Downtown?'

Jun 20, 2017
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There are mixed feelings when it comes to the reputation of downtown Jacksonville.

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Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a narrow lead in a new poll of Florida’s likely voters by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory at the University of North Florida.

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A new University of North Florida poll of likely Duval County voters shows support for a pension tax plan is not universal.

Mayor Lenny Curry’s priority tax extension has support from just  41 percent of respondents.

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A new poll of likely voters shows competitive races in two Northeast Florida contests, those for state attorney and public defender.

Incumbents Angela Corey and Matt Shirk are struggling against challengers.

State Attorney and Public Defender Races

A new UNF poll of likely voters in Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit shows the potential for turnover in the State Attorney and Public Defender offices.

Both Angela Corey and Matt Shirk are trailing their respective challengers in those races, Melissa Nelson and Charles Cofer.

Mike Binder, director of UNF's Public Opinion Research Laboratory, joins us to discuss the results of the survey.

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If Florida’s presidential primary were held tomorrow, a new statewide poll by the University of North Florida shows Hillary Clinton would beat challenger Bernie Sanders by a margin of 54 to 24 percent among likely Democratic voters.

The results mirror those of a Quinnipiac University poll released last week that put Clinton ahead of Sanders, 59 to 33 percent.

UNF political scientist Michael Binder oversees the school’s Public Opinion Research Lab, which conducted the poll.