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Nearly 5.3 million have voted in Florida during early surge

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Nearly 5.3 million Floridians have voted early in the Sunshine State, or nearly 41 percent of all active registered voters. Numbers released by the state Division of Elections Friday show the number of voters casting ballots early during this year’s presidential election is higher than in 2012. That year nearly 4.8 million Floridians either voted by mail or cast a ballot during early voting. The voting between Republicans and Democrats is just about even with a gap of less than…

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Barack Obama to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Jacksonville and South Florida

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The Hillary Clinton campaign is playing its most important hold card in Jacksonville and South Florida next week, bringing President Barack Obama in to make the closing argument. From the Clinton campaign: “On Thursday, Nov. 3, just days prior to Election Day, President Barack Obama will return to Florida to campaign for Hillary Clinton. At public ‘Get Out the Early Vote’ events in the South Florida and Jacksonville areas, President Obama will urge Floridians to take advantage of early voting and lay out his support…

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Florida GOP Chair Blaise Ingoglia says ‘shadow’ Donald Trump vote in Florida is real

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The conventional wisdom in Florida is that the Hillary Clinton campaign has created a much more robust infrastructure in the state compared to the Donald Trump campaign. There are now 82 Hillary For America/Florida Democratic Party field offices in the state, dozens more than the Trump campaign. Clinton and her allies have spent more than $50 million on television advertising, while Trump has spent around $30 million. But Blaise Ingoglia, the always-fiery Republican Party of Florida chair, disputes the notion that the…

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