Internet newspaper poll shows Charlie Crist by 54% over incumbent Rick Scott for governor in 2014

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DAYTONA BEACH -- A week-long poll on by Headline Surfer® via shows 54 percent of respondents favor Charlie Crist over Gov. Rick in head-to-head competition in the 2014 election for governor.   

The polling began 7:33 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, just hours before Crist made his announcement in St. Petersburg. The poll was closed at 6 p.m. today. 

The poll asked: Who do you support for Florida governor in 2014? Republican incumbent Rick Scott 46% (524 votes); Former Republican Gov. (now Democrat) Charlie Crist 54% (624 votes); Total votes: 1148. Anyone visiting Lake Mary-based Headline Surfer® serving Greater Daytona Beach-Orlando, either directly via or indirectly through social media links on the 24/7 internet newspaper's Facebook pages or Twitter account postings or major online search engines and news directories, could vote. Respondents could only vote once.

Though Crist announced his run as a Democrat, he's not the only Democrat running for the state's highest ofice. Former State Sen. Nan Rich of Weston, also is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor. 

Here is what Headline Surfer® political bloggers and a guest had to say about the race for governor between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott:

Dana D. Swanson, chief political blogger / Headline SurferCHIEF POLITICAL BLOGGER:
Dana D. Swanson
Dana's Domain
Charlie Crist -- Wolf in sheep's clothing
Posted Sun, 2013-11-10 12:26
Cory Thompson / Headline SurferPOLITICAL BLOGGER:
Cory Thompson
Cory's Consensus
Perfect challenger for Gov. Scott emerges: Sinkhole Charlie Crist
Posted Sun, 2013-11-10 14:04
Ellen Juliano of Deltona / Headline Surfer®By Ellen Juliano
Guest blogger
for Headline Surfer®

Yes, Charlie Crist can win the governor's race again -- as a Democrat
Posted Sun, 2013-11-10 16:02