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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Florida Chamber poll: Clinton 46, Trump 42

21

October

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 46-42 in Florida, gaining a percentage point since September, according to a new FLoida Chamber poll.

From a polling memo:

Trump continues to struggle in South Florida, trailing nearly 30 points in each media market.

Clinton leads Trump 60 percent to 33 percent in Miami, with Gary Johnson receiving 2% and Jill Stein receiving 2%.

Clinton leads Trump 63 percent to 33 percent in West Palm Beach, with Gary Johnson receiving 2% and Jill Stein receiving 2%.

Demographics:

Hillary Clinton is buoyed by her commanding lead among Hispanics.

Clinton leads Trump among Hispanics 59 percent to 28 percent with Johnson receiving 6 percent and Stein 0 percent.

Donald Trump has a strong lead among White voters

Trump leads Clinton among White voters 52 percent to 37 percent with Johnson receiving 5% and Stein 1%.

A gender gap still exists – Trump leads among men and Clinton is dominating among women.

Trump leads Clinton among men 46 percent to 40 percent with Johnson receiving 5 percent and Stein 1 percent.

Clinton has a strong lead over Trump among women 51 percent to 39 percent with Johnson receiving 4 percent and Stein 1 percent.

Clinton and Trump each do equally well with their bases

Clinton earns the support of 79 percent of Democrats. (Florida has 4,834,175 registered Democrats)

Trump earns the support of 78 percent of Republicans. (Florida has 4,526,024 registered Republicans)

Johnson is supported by 3 percent of Democrats and 5 percent of Republicans.

Stein is supported by 2 percent of Democrats and 0 percent of Republicans.

Clinton leads Trump among voters from minor parties or who are unaffiliated. (Florida has 3,371,200 minor or unaffiliated voters).

Clinton leads Trump among unaffiliated voters 46 percent to 37 percent with Johnson receiving 7 percent and Stein 1 percent.

[Last modified: Friday, October 21, 2016 5:09pm]

    

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