Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) comes out six points ahead of Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of the U.S. Senate race in Florida.
Rubio leads the poll of likely Florida voters, 50-44.
The incumbent senator’s lead grew since Quinnipiac polled the race in October, where he led by just 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.
TPM’s PollTracker Average for the U.S. Senate election in Florida shows Rubio leading Murphy, 49.9 to 46.5.