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Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders 54%-24% in Florida, UNF poll shows

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A new University of North Florida statewide poll of likely Democratic primary voters reveals that if the Florida Democratic Presidential Primary were held today, 54.4 percent would vote for Hillary Clinton, while Bernie Sanders trails with 24.2 percent. It’s the second consecutive poll released within the past few days to show a wide Clinton lead. A Quinnipiac survey released on Friday showed Clinton up, 59 percent to 33 percent. For African-American likely Democratic primary voters, Clinton has a sizeable lead over Sanders with 66.5 percent…

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Applying salt shaker test to Florida Southern College poll

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Can a poll have flawed methodologies and still be relatively “accurate?” Of course it can, much in the same way a dart can be close to its intended target even if the player throwing the dart does not use good form. It might be that way with the newly released Florida Southern College poll, which shows, like many others, Trump leading and Rubio in second place in the Republican Party Presidential Preference Primary (PPP). But, the poll itself and the…

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Today on Context Florida: #BlackLivesMatter, FAMU coup and dangerous polling

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Today on Context Florida: Julie Delegal writes that some whites’ approach to the movement presumes a zero-sum game: If one group is “awarded” national attention on any issue, the reasoning goes, then other groups by contrast, necessarily must lose something. But #BlackLivesMatter doesn’t mean that only black lives matter. It means, rather, that we can no longer pretend that institutions in our country, like our criminal justice system, are race-neutral. It means that we can’t turn a blind eye to disparate treatment…

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The Salt Shaker Test return to evaluate a pair of UNF polls

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The saltshaker is back. Due mostly to a hectic schedule, we put the Florida Politics saltshaker on a brief hiatus. But, as polling season heats up (Did it ever really cool down?) and actual voting isn’t that far off, it’s now time to break it out of the cupboard and take a look at the two most recent Florida polls. The University of North Florida recently released its findings from two statewide polls, one of Republicans and one of Democrats,…

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