Prediction market shows Marco Rubio ‘cruising’ to re-election

Democrats say Florida is a purple state, but a key prediction market doesn’t extend that to the Senate race.

Wednesday’s “Senate Forecasts” email from the PredictIt platform, a futures market for elections, contends that Republican Marco Rubio is “cruising” to victory in November over Democrat Val Demings.

At least on the PredictIt market, that analysis is being driven by investment action. “Yes” shares on Rubio are priced at 90 cents, with a Demings “Yes” share at just 12 cents.

The analysis is pegged to a recent statewide survey of the race Jacksonville-based Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy conducted last week. The pollsters canvassed 800 registered

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