Florida Senate Race Remains Tight: New NBC News/Marist Poll

Florida's Senate race remains tight while nearly half of the state's Democrats remain undecided in the gubernatorial primary, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll released Tuesday.

Incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has support from 49 percent of registered voters while Republican Gov. Rick Scott is at 45 percent, according to the poll. The result's within the poll's margin of error.

Scott, who has served as governor since 2011, cannot run for reelection due to term limits. Nelson has been a senator since 2001.

In the race to replace Scott as governor, a whopping 47 percent of democrats say they're undecided in their party's primary, according to the poll. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is at 19 percent, while former Congresswoman Gwen Graham is at 17 percent and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is at 8 percent.

Among Republicans, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putman has support of 38 percent of voters, with President Trump-backed Rep. Ron DeSantis with 21 percent. About 42 percent of Republican voters remain undecided or are supporting another candidate.

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