Clear66° FULL FORECASTClear66° FULL FORECAST
Make us your home page
Instagram

The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

The polls are looking better for Donald Trump in Florida

28

October

Florida’s presidential election is looking increasingly like a Florida presidential election: razor thin. At the start of the week, the average of recent Florida polls showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by 4 percentage points — a blowout by Florida standards. By Thursday afternoon, her lead had shrunk to 1.6 percentage points and that did not even include an obscure robopoll showing Trump up 3 points.  Some of the polls are more suspect than others, but the bottom line: Florida could go either way.

It's also worth noting that over the last 48 hours, the GOP's advantage in votes cast has actually grown a little, and not shrunk with early voting underway. Republicans lead by more than 14,000 votes.

[Last modified: Friday, October 28, 2016 9:10am]

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...