Marco Rubio, Donald Trump Gaining Momentum In Florida

Florida Races: Momentum is there at the moment for Trump and Rubio

With the races down to hours now the momentum favors Rubio and Trump heading to Tuesday.

In the latest Quinnipiac University poll of the U.S. Senate race in Florida, incumbent Marco Rubio has grabbed the momentum as has expanded his lead to six points ahead of Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy.

Rubio leads the poll of likely Florida voters, 50-44, good news for Rubio who just last month in an October Quinnipiac had the race at two points, 49-47.


The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted Oct. 27-Nov. 1 among 626 likely Florida voters via live telephone interview, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.9 percent.

The latest Real Clear Politics, average of all the polls has the race with Rubio at three points, but the momentum shift seems to be in his favor with just four days left in the race.

Meanwhile, in the presidential race Republican Donald Trump saw momentum swing his was in the latest battle ground polls as he now leads his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton by a single point 47 to 46 percent after trailing in most polls by as many as 8 points.

Trump and Clinton will return to the state along with their surrogates, in the final weekend of the campaign in a key state like Florida, both sides are leaving nothing to chance.


Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican David Jolly are locked in a tight race for the newly redrawn Congressional seat, representing Florida’s 13th Congressional District in St. Petersburg.

According to the survey from St. Pete Polls and commissioned by, Crist continues to lead Jolly by three points, 48 to 45 percent.

Turnout will be the key in this race and Jolly is the man in this race riding the momentum.

There is a great deal that can happen over the final weekend of the race and momentum, who can keep and who can take it away is what decides the races.



Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.