Florida governor's race a dead heat, poll shows

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist and Florida Governor Rick Scott take part in a gubernatorial debateBy Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Charlie Crist, are locked in a dead heat in their race to run the nation’s largest swing state, poll results released on Wednesday show. The Quinnipiac University Poll results show Scott, a Republican, and Crist, a former Republican running as a Democrat, each with 42 percent support, with both candidates struggling with low popularity. “Mr. Crist and Mr. …

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