NEW BLOOMBERG POLL Gives Trump Two Point Lead in Florida

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A new Bloomberg poll shows Florida trending towards Donald Trump. This is great news for the Trump campaign as Florida is pretty much a must-win state in this election.

From the report:

Trump Has 2-Point Edge in Bloomberg Politics Poll of Florida

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Donald Trump has a slim advantage in Florida as critical independent voters narrowly break his way in the must-win battleground state, a Bloomberg Politics poll shows.

The Republican presidential nominee has 45 percent to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s 43 percent among likely voters when third-party candidates are included, the poll found. In a hypothetical two-way race, Trump has 46 percent to Clinton’s 45 percent.

Among independents, Trump gets 43 percent to Clinton’s 41 percent in a head-to-head contest. When third-party candidates are included, Trump picks up 1 point with independents while Clinton drops to 37 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 9 percent and the Green Party’s Jill Stein getting 5 percent.

“This race may come down to the independent vote,” said pollster J. Ann Selzer, who oversaw the survey. “Right now, they tilt for Trump. By a narrow margin, they opted for Obama over Romney in 2012.”

The fact that it’s independents who are giving Trump the edge is even better news as they’re the largest voter group. If this is a trend which shows up in other states it will have a massive impact on the election results.

 

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