Poll: Trump up by 2 points in Florida
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Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJoe Arpaio loses bid for his old position as sheriff Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet MORE holds a slight edge over Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic convention lineup to include Ocasio-Cortez, Clinton, Warren: reports Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Kanye West 'not denying' his campaign seeks to damage Biden MORE in the key battleground state of Florida, according to the latest Bloomberg Politics poll released Wednesday.


Trump is backed by 45 percent of registered voters in a four-way race, while Clinton is at 43 percent. Trump holds a 1-point lead over Clinton in a head-to-head match-up.

Pollsters also found Trump is leading Clinton among likely independent voters in the Sunshine State. Trump has 43 percent support from that bloc, while Clinton has 41 percent. When third-party candidates are included, Trump's lead among independent voters increases by 1 point, while Clinton drops 4 points.

Clinton leads Trump by 2 points, 47 to 45 percent, according to the RealClearPolitics average of Florida polls.

As for the state's Senate race, Republican incumbent Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioThe Hill's Campaign Report: US officials say Russia, China are looking to sow discord in election US intelligence says Russia seeking to 'denigrate' Biden From a Republican donor to Senate GOP: Remove marriage penalty or risk alienating voters MORE holds a significant 10-point lead over his Democratic opponent, Rep. Patrick Murphy. The Bloomberg survey has Rubio performing better than other recent polls. The Florida senator currently holds a 3.5 point lead over Murphy in the RealClearPolitics state polling average.

The Bloomberg survey, conducted Oct. 21–24, sampled 953 registered Florida voters. It has a margin of error of 3.2 percentage points.