Of the 3,034 people surveyed in the scientific poll, 40.1 percent said they would support Crist while 29.5 percent would vote for Scott. Libertarian Adrian Wyllie received 8.7 percent support and 21.7 percent of respondents said they were unsure.
Other results of the survey showed Floridians are split on a constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage, support medical marijuana and are split on changing the state's "Stand Your Ground" laws.
According to the poll, 46.3 percent of respondent said they would support gay marriage, compared to 46.9 percent who said no; 6.8 percent said they were unsure.
More than 73 percent of respondents said they would support a Florida Constitutional amendment to allow the use of marijuana for debilitating medical conditions if authorized by a doctor. More than 58 percent said they would support legalizing and taxing marijuana similar to alcohol.
Florida's "Stand Your Ground" laws came into the national spotlight during the George Zimmerman trial and, much like the nation, Florida is split on law.
StPetePolls results show 42.9 percent support the current law, while 35.8 percent said the law needs some changes, 12.2 percent said it should be abolished and 9.1 percent are unsure.
- Crist received 61.3 percent support from Democrats, 39.9 percent from Independents and 16 percent from Republicans. Scott received 11.4 percent support from Democrats, 56 percent from republicans and 20.1 percent from Independents.
- A majority of Democrats (81.8 percent), Republicans (59.9 percent) and Independents (81.6 percent) support medical marijuana.
- Legalizing marijuana similar to alcohol received 66.4 percent support from Democrats, 44.6 percent from Republicans and 67.9 percent from Independents.
- Gay marriage in Florida has support from 57.1 percent of Democrats, 29.2 percent from Republicans and 54.3 percent from Independents.