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Charlie Crist update

From http://www.uncoveredpolitics.com/:

Charlie Crist: Ninth on the Ballot, First in Your Heart? by Austin Cassidy:

Charlie Crist supporters will need to do a little extra digging on Tuesday when they head to the polls. Normally, Crist’s name would appear first or second on the ballot as the nominee for the Republican Party.

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Zogby Shows Charlie Crist Within Six Points of Republican Rival in Florida; Uncovered Politics Contest

Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

The poll, conducted between October 18 and October 21, showed Rubio, an early darling of the Tea Party movement, leading with 39.6 percent of the vote to 33.3 percent for Crist, who broke with his party in April to run without party affiliation. Democrat Kendrick Meek, whose candidacy has failed to gain momentum, even among hardcore members of his own party, was languishing in a distant third with a meager 18.1 percent.… Read more ...

Snitker Strikes Back Against NBC Debate Snub

Press release:

The grassroots candidate will run ads during NBC’s Meet The Press debate for the Florida U.S. Senate seat from which he is excluded, and is seeking an injunction against the show, while his supporters plan statewide protests.

TAMPA – Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker did not make the cut to be included in the nationally-televised debate scheduled this Sunday on NBC’s Meet The Press.… Read more ...

Libertarian Alex Snitker: Bay News 9 Manipulates Poll Data

SEMINOLE, FLORIDA – A curious thing happened to an online poll for Florida’s U.S. Senate race on the Bay News 9 website Thursday, which has sparked the ire of a vocal group of voters. The poll originally included candidates Marco Rubio (R), Kendrick Meek (D), Charlie Crist (NPA), Alexander Snitker (L), and a choice for “other.”

But some time around mid day yesterday, Bay News 9 made a change to the poll.… Read more ...

Snitker Congratulates, Warns Rubio and Meek

BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA – Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker had words of congratulations — and words of warning — for tonight’s Republican and Democrat Senate primary election winners. “I’d like to congratulate both Marco Rubio and Kendrick Meek for winning their respective primaries,” said Snitker.

As expected, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio has apparently won in a landslide over a handful of lesser know GOP challengers, while Democrat Kendrick Meek prevailed in a relatively close battle with billionaire Jeff Greene.… Read more ...

Snitker at 3%, Crist at 32% in FL Senate Race

PPP released new polling on the Florida Senate race yesterday. From the pollster’s press release:

Rubio pulls ahead 40-32 if Meek wins tonight.

But Crist’s Democratic support tanks if Meek emerges victorious; Meek would get 17%, with Snitker at 3%, and only 8% undecided. Crist pulls a 48% plurality of Democrats, with a 2:1 lead over Greene’s 24%, Rubio’s 10%, Snitker’s 5%, and 13% undecided.

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Snitker Beats Rubio In Straw Poll

Press release from the Snitker campaign:

ORLANDO – In a shocking upset, grassroots U.S. Senate candidate Alexander Snitker defeated GOP frontrunner Marco Rubio in a straw poll held at the Florida Liberty Summit hosted by Campaign for Liberty at the Rosen Center in Orlando, Florida this weekend.

Snitker said of his surprise win, “I think this shows that Americans are starting to shy away from the two-party political class, and are instead looking for candidates that will uphold the Constitution and defend their personal and economic freedoms.”

The Libertarian Senate hopeful not only won the straw poll, but defeated Rubio by a landslide.… Read more ...

The Snitker Paradox

[Note: I am aware we have had a sudden influx of posts on Alexander Snitker, but I have been working on this article for a couple of days now and will darn well post it!]

In Florida, Marine Corps veteran Alex Snitker is the first Libertarian to ever appear on the ballot for US Senate.… Read more ...

FL: Crist, Rubio, Meek all make list of watchdog group’s most “Crooked Candidates”

Darcy Richardson writes at Uncovered Politics:

Floridians might need a lantern when looking for an honest candidate for the U.S. Senate this year, according to the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

The bright Florida sunlight might not be enough to find one.

In the eyes of the widely-respected watchdog group, three of the nation’s eleven most ethically challenged candidates are vying for the U.S.

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