A Rasmussen Reports poll from Florida shows Kerry with 48 and Bush with 45. One surprise in the current Florida data is that 77 percent of Kerry voters are certain they will vote for him while only 72 percent of Bush voters say the same, Rasmussen Reports said.
Another Rasmussen poll in California finds Kerry ahead of Bush 53 percent to 44 percent. In January, a Rasmussen survey found the President trailing a generic Democrat by five points.
The American Research Group's presidential ballot shows Kerry ahead of Bush 50 percent to 43 percent. With Ralph Nader on the ballot, ARG shows Kerry 48, Bush 42, Nader 2.
Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at Salon.com.