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Fox News poll: Florida GOP gubernatorial primary

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Two candidates lead the pack in the Florida Republican gubernatorial nomination contest, although many voters remain undecided or unsure about your voice.

A Fox News poll of Florida finds likely GOP primary voters, Florida agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam before the Congressman Ron DeSantis by a 32-17 percent margin. However, the largest number of voters, 39 percent, is unsure of who they back in the August 28 primary. Meanwhile, 46 percent of respondents say the support of a candidate, you could still change your mind.

READ THE FULL SURVEY RESULTS.

All other candidates receive less than four per cent support.

The results hold up when narrowed to only those who say that you are “undecided definitely” votes of 34 per cent in Putnam, 19 percent DeSantis, and 35 percent.

Fifty-five percent of DeSantis supporters and 51 percent of Putnam behind men feel confident with their voice, the choice.

Fox News is hosting a Florida GOP gubernatorial primary debate, Thursday, 28. June with the co-host Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum on the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from 6:30-7:30 PM/ET.

The survey, released on Thursday, found believe 22 percent of GOP primary voters that immigration puts the top issue in their state, while 16 percent say health care, 15 percent of the economy, 12 percent of the guns, 10 percent of the opioid crisis, a 7-percent tax, 5 percent environmental problems, and 4 percent of the abortion.

The Governor of Florida, Rick Scott received 88 percent support from Republicans when he was elected, in the year 2014, and 80 percent currently approve of the job he’s doing.

In the 2016 presidential election in Florida Trump over Hillary Clinton by a narrow one-point margin was for Donald. Eighty-nine percent of Sunshine State Republicans backed Trump, and 86 percent of GOP primary voters give him a thumbs up today.

Sixty-two percent “strongly” approve of the trump job performance, while 45 percent say the same of Scott.

“There are two clear frontrunners in the race, but the high undecided’s, leaves plenty of room for the change of August,” says democratic pollster Chris Anderson, who conducts the Fox News poll with Republican counterpart Daron Shaw.

“And with Florida Republicans strongly approving of President Trump, and immigration is a top issue — a rating of the hottest topic in the national news today, could be Central to the race.”

The Fox News poll is conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). The poll was conducted June 15-19, 2018, by telephone (landline and cell phone) with live interviewers among 901 Florida likely Republican primary voters and has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. A nationwide voter file that was used to randomly selected registered Republican voters, the most likely to vote in the August primary.

 

 

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