The Washington Times - August 29, 2010, 12:42PM

Rasmussen is reporting the three way Florida Senate Race matching up Governor Charlie Crist, a former Republican turned Independent, Republican Marco Rubio, and Democrat Kendrick Meek has gone from being a toss-up to leaning Republican. Rasmussen points out other races that have been moved from or to the toss-up category:

New polling in Florida has moved that state’s race from Toss-Up to leans Republican in the Rasmussen Reports Balance of Power Rankings.  In the latest polling conducted the night after the primary shows Republican Marco Rubio leading Independent Charlie Crist by 10 points.

Recent polling in California had moved that state from Leans Democratic to Toss-Up.

To find out how Rasmussen Reports determines its Balance of Power rankings, click here.

With three months to go, Rasmussen Reports polling shows that Republicans are poised to pick up Democratic-held Senate seats in three states— Arkansas,Indiana and  North Dakota. Two others are leaning that way—Delaware andPennsylvania.  Arkansas’  Blanche Lincoln is the only incumbent senator left in these races who is currently projected to lose a seat. The others are open-seat races following retirements by Democratic incumbents, with the exception of Pennsylvania, where incumbent Arlen Specter was defeated in the state’s Democratic Primary.


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