A day before the primary election, StPetePolls.org has released its latest poll showing Rep. Connie Mack, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Rep. Jeff Brandes pulling away in the polls.
In the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, Mack leads the other candidates with 61.4 percent of the vote. The closest other candidate is Dave Weldon with 22.2 percent.
According to the poll, the is swinging Gualtieri's way, 59.4 percent to 40.6 percent.
had the race at Gualtieri 43.3 percent to Rice's 39.9 percent with 17 percent undecided.
In the Republican primary for State Senator District 22, Brandes is leading Jim Frishe 64.1 percent to 35.9 percent. In July, Brandes had 41.6 percent in the poll compared to Frishe with 27.8 percent. More than 30 percent were undecided.
The telephone survey was taken by 4,676 registered Florida voters on Aug. 11 and 12. According to StPetePolls, the sample of voters that were called included a proportional sample of all registered Republican voters in the state of Florida.