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The smartest guy in the room thinks Hillary Clinton will win Florida

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With four days before The. Most. Important. Election. Ever. comes to its conclusion, it’s difficult to separate the signal from the noise when it comes to polling and predictions. Right now, everyone is as much an expert about politics as they are in theories about how “Game of Thrones” will end. So many people are nervous about the outcome of the election, they will hang on to a single shred of data — “But Hispanic NPA early voting is up 28…

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GOP faces obstacle in motivating Hispanic voters: Donald Trump

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Berta Delgado told the Spanish-speaking conservative activists at her door that she is “100 por ciento” Republican, and agreed with their assessment that Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy is too liberal. She said she’d vote for Sen. Marco Rubio. That is, if she votes. Delgado said she’s so disgusted by the presidential race that she might stay home in bed on Election Day. A few blocks away in the same Cuban-American enclave, Ernesto Gil assured the activists that he, too,…

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Florida Hispanic voters give Hillary Clinton 24 point lead, Marco Rubio 9 points

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Florida’s Hispanic voters are solidly behind Hillary Clinton, especially non-Republican voters, and less solidly behind Florida’s Hispanic Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, according to a new poll conducted by Associated Industries of Florida. The survey of 600 likely Hispanic voters — with 53 percent of them interviewed in Spanish — gives Clinton, Rubio, and his Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy strongly favorable indexes and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump a strong unfavorable index. Overall, 54 percent of Hispanic voters are ready…

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New poll shows strong support for Hillary Clinton among Puerto Rican voters in Florida

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Puerto Rican voters in Florida overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton, according to a new survey. A new poll from the Center for American Progress Action Fund found 74 percent of Puerto Rican voters in the Sunshine State were supporting Clinton. Another 17 percent said they were backing Donald Trump, while 3 percent said they would vote for a third-party candidate. Four percent said they were undecided. The poll of 503 Puerto Rican registered voters in Florida was conducted by Latino Decisions…

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Uncertainty on the I-4: Puerto Rican voters eye hard choice

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Heriberto Ferrer doesn’t want to vote for Donald Trump – but he says he can’t rule it out, his open-mindedness forced by his low opinion of Hillary Clinton. “I don’t want Trump to win. Period,” he tells a Republican volunteer standing in his doorway on a recent Saturday morning. What about Clinton? “Hillary no sirve,” he says in his native Spanish, a phrase roughly translated as “Hillary is useless.” The 56-year-old construction worker is among many Puerto Ricans living in…

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Florida Dems’ claim big voter registration drive advantage; yet racial splits widening

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The Florida Democratic Party is reporting that more than 221,000 new Democratic voters have been added to the state’s voter rolls during the first eight months of this year – 20 percent more than the number of new Republicans. The gap is far wider among new voters who are black, Hispanic or reporting “other” races on their voter registrations, according to a news release issued Tuesday by the FDP. On the other hand, almost twice as many white people registered as Republicans than…

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Latino activists protest at Donald Trump rally in Tampa

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As thousands of Donald Trump supporters were heading into the Florida State Fairgrounds on another hot and sticky August morning Wednesday, a group of immigration activists gathered at the sidewalk in front of the main entrance gate off of U.S. Highway 301 to denounce Trump and his statements about Mexicans and immigration. Although new Trump’s new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, hinted the GOP presidential nominee was rethinking his radical proposal to deport the approximately 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.,…

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