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FL poll: Mitt Romney 48%, Obama 47%

The latest Purple Strategies poll is out, and shows Mitt Romney with 48 percent support in Florida, and Barack Obama with 47 percent.

Note: The poll has a disproportionately high number of those who identify as Republicans, giving them a 38-37 lead over Democrats. Polls that use a how-do-you-identify-yourself methodology differ from polls that actually ask people how they're registered (the latter of which is preferred in Florida, a state with a solid voter registration system). More here on that. And most other party ID polls right now have more people identifying themselves as Democrats.

More:

Direction of the Country
Right direction: 37%
Wrong direction: 55%
Not sure: 8%

Obama Favorability
Favorable: 47%
Unfavorable: 49%
Not sure: 4%

Romney Favorability
Favorable: 44%
Unfavorable: 49%
Not sure: 7%

Describes Romney:
can handle a crisis
Very well: 32%
Somewhat well: 21%
Not too well: 19%
Not well at all: 19%
Not sure: 9%

Describes Romney:
has the right temperament
to be President
Very well: 37%
Somewhat well: 17%
Not too well: 18%
Not well at all: 23%
Not sure: 5%

Describes Romney: knows
how to get things done
Very well: 43%
Somewhat well: 17%
Not too well: 17%
Not well at all: 18%
Not sure: 6%

Describes Obama:
can handle a crisis
Very well: 37%
Somewhat well: 19%
Not too well: 17%
Not well at all: 25%
Not sure: 2%

Describes Obama:
has the right temperament
to be President
Very well: 45%
Somewhat well: 16%
Not too well: 14%
Not well at all: 23%
Not sure: 1%

Describes Obama: knows
how to get things done
Very well: 29%
Somewhat well: 23%
Not too well: 17%
Not well at all: 30%
Not sure: 1%

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Sara Wootton

I would love to know where they get their from, I was never asked :-)

Sara Wootton

sorry meant to write (their data from)

joe arrigo

The seniors in Florida seem to have a self destructive tendency by voting against their own best interest. Putting Rick Scott in office says it all.

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