Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) leads Democrat Patrick Murphy by six points in the U.S. Senate race in Florida, according to a new poll by Siena College/New York Times Upshot.
Rubio leads Murphy 48-42 percent, among 867 likely voters in Floria. The poll was taken from Sept. 10-14 and has a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percent. Rubio has a seven point advantage over Murphy among Independent voters, 47-40, and 8 percent of respondents were undecided.
TPM’s PollTrackerAverage for the U.S. Senate race in Florida shows Rubio leading Murphy by 7.4 points, 50.5 to 43.1 percent.