Former health-care executive Rick Scott edges Florida CFO Alex Sink by a 50-44 pecent margin in a new Rasmussen Reports poll conducted Wednesday.

Polls on the gubernatorial race since the August 10 primary have shown a close contest, with margins from Scott ahead by six points to Sink ahead by seven. A Mason-Dixon poll released Thursday showed Scott trailing Sink by a 47-40 percent margin. Both polls measured likely voters.

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