Skip to comments.Poll shocker: Romney up double-digits in Florida
Posted on 08/21/2012 7:04:17 PM PDT by RobinMasters
In the most shocking survey this election cycle, a poll released today finds Mitt Romney leading President Barack Obama by 14 percentage points among likely Florida voters.
Foster McCollum White & Associates, Baydoun Consulting and Douglas Fulmer & Associates, of Dearborn, Mich., questioned 1,503 likely Florida voters Friday and found Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, leading Obama 54%-40%. The poll has a margin of error of +/-2.53%.
Although recent Florida polls have been trending slightly in Romneys direction (+2% and +1% in the most recent surveys), the jaw-dropping 14-point gap is a shocker. Future polls will determine if this result is ahead of the curve or merely an outlier.
In the U.S. Senate race in Florida, the poll found Rep. Connie Mack IV, R-Fort Myers, leading incumbent Bill Nelson 51%-43%.
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Hard to believe this one. I’d like to see the sample.
My humble guess is that if he’s firmly ahead by twelve points by early September....if I were the President, I’d take my money and leave the state....giving up the chance of winning it. He doesn’t have a vast fortune this time around, and it’s best to spend campaign funding in places where you think you have a chance.
By picking up Medicare as a major topic....it did help Romney to some degree in states like Arizona and Florida.
Even the 50/50 polls are good news. Energy level low given the out of work young and black voters.
I don’t think the libs know what’s in store for them. Outside of the whackos on MSNBC, DU and the HuffingtonPuffington Post, does anyone know anyone who’s going to vote for Obama?
I don’t. And I live in SOCAL.
We all know that most polls are rigged with oversampling of Dems based on the 2008 turnout in a laughable attempt to prop up Obama and keep him viable. Polls are garbage in, garbage out.
The GOP is going to take the Senate and R&R are going to win in a landslide.
With numbers like this it is looking like we will win, doesn’t it?
The danger is that Bambi will get desperate and start a war or something.
Sending Biden down should help.....NOT. LOL!
“The danger is that Bambi will get desperate and start a war or something.”
Hollywood has the “obama found Obama and killed him” propaganda movie in November so that’s supposed to help him..
Obama, A$$elrod, et al., be afraid, be very afraid. My sister lives in Fl.
1. She is lying to the Polls. She claims she loves Obama and will vote for him.
2. 100% of the people she knows who voted for Obama WILL NOT VOTE him this time around.
3. 100% of the youth vote, that she is aware of, who could not vote in 2008 is voting for ABO come November.
Obama be afraid, be very afraid. : )
Posted on August 6, 2012.
Hopefully it will be so come November 2012.
With the amount of retirees living down here this does not surprise me. We all see what is going on, and we all know what life was like 50 years ago. I think those of us who are blessed with wisdom know a snow job when we see it. We are not going into this blind like most of the younger voters who vote with their emotions.
Someone tell the people on FR. They need a clue.
>> the jaw-dropping 14-point gap is a shocker
Not that I’m disappointed, but I am skeptical. Who the heck is “Foster McCollum White & Associates, Baydoun Consulting and Douglas Fulmer & Associates”?
$64,000 question: How much “coat tails” will this have for the house/senate seats?
In fairness, have you talked to known Dems/former Obama voters? If yes, that is comforting.
I’ve never remotely heard of this polling outfit before, and based on previous experience with completely unknown pollsters, I’m extremely dubious of this.
Boy, whatever happened to Mason-Dixon? They were really reliable but they hardly ever seem to release polls anymore.
“does anyone know anyone whos going to vote for Obama?
I’m in MA and know quite a few that are voting for Obama,including a couple of my own kids.
The Sunshine State will go solidly for Romney/Ryan.
Count on it.
I am 97.0347228 correct in my predictions.
(I'm quite serious).
Sad but true.
The randomly chosen people are asked their preferences BEFORE the pollster knows what their party affiliation might be. That comes later.
It ain't 50/50 ~ not even in Free Republic ~ at the moment Conservatives here are outnumbered by the other side(s) ~ you'all need edumacated or somethin',
We have been asked to tend to that later.
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