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Pam Bondi still a rock star with Florida’s GOP voters, new AIF poll shows

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Florida’s top lawmakers and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam are struggling with low name identification among likely Republican voters, but that isn’t the case for Attorney General Pam Bondi according to a new poll from statewide business advocate Associated Industries of Florida. The AIF poll of likely Republican voters obtained by FloridaPolitics.com found that 54 percent approve of the job the second-term Attorney General is doing, while just 12 percent have an unfavorable view and 17 percent said they had no opinion.…

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GOP leaders get high marks from their Republican base, new Associated Industries of Florida poll shows

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Republicans are getting a good report card from Florida voters according to a new poll conducted by Associated Industries of Florida and obtained by FloridaPolitics.com. AIF found that 71 percent of likely Republican voters think the state is headed in the right direction, and an astounding 81 percent approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing through his first month in the White House. The Trump numbers are a far cry from the most recent Gallup national poll on his popularity, which showed him with a 40 percent…

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Joe Negron’s land buy plan a non-starter with likely Republican voters, poll shows

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Likely Republican voters are against the Florida Senate proposal to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee, according to a new poll released by the Associated Industries of Florida obtained by FloridaPolitics.com. The survey asked Republican voters about a variety of issues on the table for the 2017 Legislative Session and no matter the wording, the South Florida land buy was a loser. When asked whether the Legislature should use eminent domain to purchase the farmland for environmental purposes, a whopping 65…

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New polling from Associated Industries shows Donald Trump strong but “race still young”

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New polling shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sweeping primaries in Florida and early-vote state New Hampshire, and tying with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in South Carolina. The pollster, though, warns the “race is still young” and “there is still much room for movement for virtually all of the candidates.” More to the point, other focus-group surveys suggest Trump “may have hit his ceiling.” The polling of “likely” Republican voters was done this month by Associated Industries of Florida, one of the state’s premier business lobbies, for its…

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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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