A new Rasmussen Reports survey in California finds next year's race for governor now a dead heat with Jerry Brown (D) and Meg Whitman (R) tied at 41%.
In other match ups, Brown leads Steve Poizner (R), 43% to 32%, and tops Tom Campbell (R), 42% to 33%.
And in Florida:
Charlie Crist - 47 percent (-10)
Marco Rubio - 37 percent (+26)
Keep in mind that the second set of numbers comes from a DailyKos/Research 2000 poll -- and the lefties think they're being very clever in boosting Rubio in what is expected to be a bloody Republican primary, but whichever Republican emerges from that contest has a pretty good shot of winning the seat. The left may outsmart themselves on this one.