Poll: Most Florida voters undecided about next governor

By Dawn Jorgenson - Graham Media Group

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A poll from Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy shows there is still little known for what the outcome may be in the Florida gubernatorial primaries.

When 500 statewide Democratic primary voters were asked who they would vote for if the primary were held for governor today, the results showed:

  • U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham: 20 percent
  • Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine: 17 percent
  • Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum: 10 percent
  • Businessman Chris King: 4 percent
  • Undecided: 49 percent

When 500 statewide Republican primary voters were asked who they would support if the primary for governor were held today, their responses showed:

  • Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam: 27 percent
  • U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis: 23 percent
  • State House Speaker Richard Corcoran: 7 percent
  • Undecided: 43 percent

Closer to home, in North Florida, the same poll question for Democratic primary voters showed their support was for:

  • Graham: 28 percent
  • Gillum: 18 percent
  • Levine: 14 percent
  • King: 3 percent
  • Undecided: 37 percent

And the North Florida Republican primary voters' results showed they support lies with:

  • DeSantis: 28 percent
  • Putnam: 17 percent
  • Corcoran: 8 percent
  • Undecided: 47 percent

In a poll for who was the most "recognize favorable," Graham led the way with Democrats at 28 percent, while Putnam led the way with Republicans at 32 percent.

READ: Results of Mason-Dixon poll on 2018 governor's race

The voters who were interviewed were randomly selected from a phone-matched Florida voter registration list that included land-line and cellphone numbers, Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy officials said, adding that the quotas were assigned to reflect voter turnout by county.

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