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2001503 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2008-09-22 13:58:20.0 UTC 2008-09-22T09:58:20.000-04:00 content/times-poll-tampa-bay-results published 2010-05-26 15:35:49.0 UTC 2010-05-26T11:35:49.000-04:00 drupal 47469 So how will Tampa Bay’s votes stack up? According to a subset of the 800-person St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9 poll published in Saturday and Sunday's St. Petersburg Times, your neighbors are generally more pro-Obama; like Gov. Charlie Crist more; like off-shore oil drilling less; and aren’t quite as supportive of Amendment 2. But a word of caution, the margin of error also jumps to 7.7 percent when considering just the Tampa Bay respondents to the poll. The margin of error for the statewide results, which the Miami Herald also helped underwrite, is 3.5 percent. 66% of Tampa Bay voters think the U.S. is headed in the wrong direction (62% statewide). 51% of Tampa Bay voters think Florida is headed in the wrong direction (61% statewide). 32% of Tampa Bay voters think President Bush is doing an excellent or good job (29% statewide). 54% of Tampa Bay voters think Gov. Charlie Crist is doing an excellent or good job (51% statewide). 44% of Tampa Bay voters who think they will vote for John McCain and Sarah Palin (47% statewide). 48% of Tampa Bay voters who think they will vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden (45% statewide). 36% of Tampa Bay voters who say having Sarah Palin on the ticket makes them more likely to vote for John McCain, while 38% say it makes them less likely and 23% said it has no effect. (Statewide: 40% more likely, 35% less likely, 23% no effect.) 40% of Tampa Bay voters who say having Joe Biden on the ticket makes them more likely to vote for Barack Obama, while 33% say it makes them less likely and 26% said it had no effect. (Statewide: 36% more likely; 28% less likely; 32% no effect.) 40% of Tampa Bay voters are opposed to oil drilling within 125 miles off the Florida coast (33% statewide); 56% support oil drilling within 125 miles (59% statewide). 54% support Amendment 2, which is defining marriage in the Florida Constitution as between one man and one woman; 39% don’t support it. (Statewide: 58% support; 37% oppose.) * Times Editor baybuzz Barack Obama,Democrats,John McCain,Republicans,charlie crist,hernando,hillsborough,pasco,pinellas Times poll: the Tampa Bay results templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/baybuzz/2008/09/22/47469-times-poll-tampa-bay-results BlogArticle So how will Tampa Bay’s votes stack up? According to a subset of the 800-person St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9 poll published in Saturday and Sunday's St. Petersburg Times, your neighbors are generally more pro-Obama; like Gov. Charlie Crist more; like off-shore oil drilling less; and aren’t quite as supportive of Amendment 2.Barack Obama,Democrats,John McCain,Republicans,charlie crist,hernando,hillsborough,pasco,pinellasBarack Obama,Democrats,John McCain,Republicans,charlie crist,hernando,hillsborough,pasco,pinellas 2287264 2016-07-28 20:03:07.0 UTC 1 Month Ago crist-gets-some-family-time-at-democratic-convention baybuzz Crist gets some family time at Democratic Convention BlogArticle 2290014 2016-08-18 15:33:20.0 UTC 1 Week Ago amid-flurry-of-attacks-between-democrats-republican-in-hillsborough-clerk baybuzz Amid flurry of attacks between Democrats, Republican in Hillsborough clerk race pledges positive campaign BlogArticle 2261344 2016-01-14 18:50:50.0 UTC 7 Months Ago charlie-crists-latest-fundraiser-targets-young-professionals baybuzz Charlie Crist's latest fundraiser targets young professionals BlogArticle <p>So how will Tampa Bay’s votes stack up? According to a subset of the 800-person <em>St</em>. <em>Petersburg</em> <em>Times</em>/Bay News 9 poll published in Saturday and Sunday's<em> St. Petersburg Times</em>, your neighbors are generally more pro-Obama; like Gov. Charlie Crist more; like off-shore oil drilling less; and aren’t quite as supportive of Amendment 2.</p> <p>But a word of caution, the margin of error also jumps to 7.7 percent when considering just the Tampa Bay respondents to the poll. The margin of error for the statewide results, which the <em>Miami Herald</em> also helped underwrite, is 3.5 percent.</p> <p>66% of Tampa Bay voters think the U.S. is headed in the wrong direction (62% statewide).<br />51% of Tampa Bay voters think Florida is headed in the wrong direction (61% statewide).</p> <p>32% of Tampa Bay voters think President Bush is doing an excellent or good job (29% statewide).<br />54% of Tampa Bay voters think Gov. Charlie Crist is doing an excellent or good job (51% statewide).</p> <p>44% of Tampa Bay voters who think they will vote for John McCain and Sarah Palin (47% statewide).<br />48% of Tampa Bay voters who think they will vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden (45% statewide).</p> <p>36% of Tampa Bay voters who say having Sarah Palin on the ticket makes them more likely to vote for John McCain, while 38% say it makes them less likely and 23% said it has no effect. (Statewide: 40% more likely, 35% less likely, 23% no effect.)</p> <p>40% of Tampa Bay voters who say having Joe Biden on the ticket makes them more likely to vote for Barack Obama, while 33% say it makes them less likely and 26% said it had no effect. (Statewide: 36% more likely; 28% less likely; 32% no effect.)</p> <p>40% of Tampa Bay voters are opposed to oil drilling within 125 miles off the Florida coast (33% statewide); 56% support oil drilling within 125 miles (59% statewide).</p> <p>54% support Amendment 2, which is defining marriage in the Florida Constitution as between one man and one woman; 39% don’t support it. (Statewide: 58% support; 37% oppose.)</p> <p>*</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:30:02