Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

straw polls

Bernie Sanders wins Florida Young Dems straw poll 89%-11%

in 2017/Top Headlines by

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to win Florida’s Democratic presidential primary contest on Tuesday over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, but the generational enthusiasm gap was evidenced in a big way in a straw poll conducted by the state’s Young Democrats. Sanders blew out Clinton by an overwhelming margin among Florida Young Dems, taking in 88.5 percent of the vote with more than 1,000 ballots cast, according to the group in a release Tuesday morning. “We are thrilled at the level…

Keep Reading

Charlie Crist addresses Broward REC

in Statewide by

Last night, Governor Charlie Crist visited the Broward Republican Executive Committee meeting in Ft. Lauderdale. He was there to give a speech intended to end his losing streak in REC straw polls. The governor’s 0-15 record in straw polls must be of concern to a politician that’s used to winning on his popularity with voters, regardless of political affiliation. These loses must be especially troubling, since the governor is losing among his party’s grassroots. If Crist loses the August primary…

Keep Reading

Go to Top