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Obama zings hecklers at a campaign rally for Florida Democrats

Obama zings hecklers at a campaign rally for Florida Democrats

With only three days before Election Day, former president Barack Obama stumped for Florida Democrats in Miami on Friday with a message that voting blue could help create unity across the state.

DeSantis faces challenger Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to replace Gov. Rick Scott, who is running against Democratic U.S. Sen.

The latest poll: A Quinnipiac University poll out Monday had Gillum with a seven-point lead over DeSantis, taking 50 - 43 percent among likely voters.

"Obviously, we do not yet have any vote totals here, the night before the election", he added.

"One of the things I never understood was, why, if you're supporting the other guy, you come to my rally", Obama asked amid cheers from the crowd.

In the home stretch of a campaign marked by a recent deadly anti-Semitic attack and the interception of parcel bombs sent to prominent Democrats including Obama, the former president called for defending 'the values that bind us to our fellow citizens, no matter who we are'.

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp joined together in condemning the automated telephone call that featured a voice impersonating Oprah Winfrey, the billionaire media star who campaigned in Georgia for Abrams Thursday.

Obama urged more decisive action by Americans who have grown frustrated by the first 21 months of Trump's presidency. Like the Florida senate race, polling data has the two candidates in a fairly tight race.

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"What we have not seen is politicians just blatantly, repeatedly, baldly, shamelessly lying - just making stuff up", Obama said in Miami.

"Now more than ever, the country, indeed Florida, needs people that they can trust", Nelson said.

Though Nelson is the incumbent, he does not have an overwhelming lead over the soon-to-be-former governor.

"Division of Elections staff is communicating with each county supervisor of elections throughout the day, and we stand ready to provide any needed assistance", Detzner said in a statement.

While Gillum leads 54 percent among women compared to DeSantis' 40 percent, the candidates are split at 46 percent among men.

As he tried selling his "Trump 2020" shirts at a table, 56-year-old Jose Godoy said he supports candidates that don't raise taxes on businesses. That's because Florida is a high stakes swing state that could be a preview for 2020.

The graphic, aired during "All In", with openly liberal host Chris Hayes, shows Gillum receiving about 45,000 more votes.

"You know what, it's an old playbook", Obama said after another protester interrupted him.