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Florida’s I-4 corridor is where the election could be won

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The Interstate 4 corridor stretching from the Tampa Bay area through Orlando to Daytona Beach is a bellwether of the nation’s largest swing state, where both candidates campaigned vigorously last week and President Barack Obama on Friday called on voters here to support Hillary Clinton. North Florida is predictably Republican, and South Florida remains strongly Democratic, leaving a swath around Interstate 4 as the state’s primary battleground. The 6.5 million residents living around the 140-mile highway reflect the diversity of…

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UNF poll: In two-way race, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump too close to call

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A University of North Florida poll released Thursday shows the race too close to call between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The two-way number has Clinton at 46 percent and Trump at 44 percent, with a margin of error of 3.39 percent. In a four-way race including Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Clinton barely outperforms that margin of error. Clinton leads the four-way with 43 percent, followed by Trump at 39 percent, Johnson at 6 percent, and Stein at 2 percent; 9 percent…

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CBS poll shows dead heat between Patrick Murphy, Marco Rubio

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The Patrick Murphy campaign had more to cheer about Sunday after a CBS News poll showed the first-term congressman within striking distance of incumbent Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. The poll showed Rubio with 44 percent support among registered Florida voters compared to 42 percent support for Murphy, with 8 percent undecided and 6 percent saying they would vote for a different candidate. Last week a poll from Opinion Savvy showed the Murphy, a Democrat, tied with Rubio at 46 percent…

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Latest Florida poll: Hillary Clinton 46%, Donald Trump 42%

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A Public Policy Polling survey released Friday afternoon shows Hillary Clinton‘s lead in Florida growing over Donald Trump. The poll has her leading, 46 percent to 42 percent. Gary Johnson is at 5 percent, and Jill Stein at 1 percent. When PPP last polled the state two weeks ago, Clinton’s advantage was 45 to 43 percent. In a head-to-head match-up, Clinton’s lead over Trump grows to five percentage points, 49 percent to 44 percent. Trump was already unpopular in Florida, PPP pollsters say, but the negative fallout from…

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As national Democrats pull ads, new Associated Industries poll shows Patrick Murphy trailing Marco Rubio by eight

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Rep. Patrick Murphy remains unknown, and that could be problematic for Democrats hoping to unseat Sen. Marco Rubio come Election Day. A new tracking poll from conservative-leaning Associated Industries of Florida showed 51 percent of likely Florida general election voter said they either had no opinion or had never heard of Murphy. The numbers might be troubling, but the survey suggests Murphy faces a significant hurdle in Democratic leaning South Florida. In the Miami-Fort Lauderdale region, 22 percent of likely…

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Report: Hillary Clinton’s lead becoming safer as Election Day nears

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Hillary Clinton’s lead is becoming safer, as the share of undecided voters and voters not supporting a major-party candidate shrinks. Harry Enten with FiveThirtyEight reported Thursday that people backing Clinton and Donald Trump now account for slightly more than 84 percent of the vote. That, Enten reported, is the highest their combined share has been since the website began issuing forecasts in June. The site points out there “hasn’t been a huge change, but it’s meaningful.” With just a month…

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UNF poll: Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 47 to 40 in two-way Florida race

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A University of North Florida Public Opinion Research Lab poll of 696 likely voters shows Hillary Clinton with a substantial lead in a two-way race with Donald Trump in the presidential race, but within the 3.8 percent margin of error in a four-way race with Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in the mix. In the two-way, Clinton leads Trump 47 to 40; in the four-way, Clinton leads Trump 41 to 38, with Johnson taking six percent and Stein three percent.…

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