Inweekly/Political Matrix poll: Putnam and Gillum lead in tight gubernatorial primary races

According to an Inweekly/Political Matrix poll of 1,015 likely Republican voters across the state, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam holds a six-point edge over U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis.

House Speaker Richard Corcoran, who is expected to announce his candidacy next week, garnered 10.3 percent and Bob White received 2 percent. The undecided vote came in at 50.3 percent.

 Total  Overall %
Richard Corcoran 105 10.3%
Ron DeSantis 159 15.7%
Adam Putnam  220  21.7% 
Bob White 20 2.0%
Undecided 511 50.3%

Inweekly/Political Matrix also polled  978 likely Democrat voters in the state and found Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum held a tight lead with 16.7 percent of the vote over former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine  (12.7 percent) and former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham at ( 12 percent). Thomas King got 8.9 percent while 49.7 percent of the responders were undecided.

 Total  Overall %
Andrew Gillum  163  16.7% 
Gwen Graham 117 12.0%
Thomas Christopher King 87 8.9%
Philip Levine 125 12.8%
Undecided 486 49.7%

The persons sampled were likely voters of the primary and general election cycles. They were called using an Interactive Voice Response system during the hours of  2-8 p.m. between April 28-29. The State of Florida Division of Elections provided the phone numbers. The Margin of Error for this study is +/- 3.5 percent with a confidence level of 95 percent.