by Katherine Hamilton
Pollsters across the Sunshine State incorrectly predicted Ron DeSantis would sorely lose to Andrew Gillum in the 2018 Florida governors race. Ahead of the 2022 midterm election, the numbers once again seem to be in favor of DeSantis’s competition.
According to a survey released by St. Pete Polls on Tuesday, former Florida governor and party-flipper Rep. Charlie Crist (D) nudged slightly past current Gov. DeSantis (R). The survey found 45 percent of participants would vote for Crist and 44 percent would vote for for DeSantis.
St. Pete Polls, which polled more than 3,900 respondents on Monday and Tuesday, noted that Crist’s lead was within the survey’s margin of error of 1.6 percentage points at a 95 percent confidence level.
Flashback to 2018, St. Pete Polls repeatedly found that voters favored Gillum, whose career was later marred by an incident in which he was found inebriated in a hotel room with two other men and baggies of crystal meth. Read the rest at breitbart.com.