Campaign 2012 | Florida Presidential Poll

Graphic: Latest presidential poll

 

Mitt Romney has attracted more Democrats relative to the Republicans who back Barack Obama. Support for Romney wanes only among people in Southeast Florida, blacks, Hispanics and those age 18 to 34. Women are fairly split between the candidates.

Florida (statewide)

Since July poll: Obama -1; Romney +6

July Poll
46%
45%
Latest Poll
45%
51%

Gender

Men

Since July poll: Obama +2; Romney +3

July Poll
39%
53%
Latest Poll
41%
56%

Women

Since July poll: Obama -3; Romney +9

July Poll
52%
38%
Latest Poll
49%
47%

Party

Democrats

Since July poll: Obama -4; Romney +4

July Poll
84%
12%
Latest Poll
80%
16%

Republicans

Since July poll: Obama, no change; Romney +10

July Poll
5%
83%
Latest Poll
5%
93%

Independents

Since July poll: Obama -3; Romney +8

July Poll
46%
41%
Latest Poll
43%
49%

Race

White

Since July poll: Obama -3; Romney +9

July Poll
37%
53%
Latest Poll
34%
62%

Black

Since July poll: Obama +4; Romney -2

July Poll
93%
Latest Poll
97%

Region

Hispanic

Since July poll: Obama -1; Romney +1

July Poll
49%
42%
Latest Poll
48%
43%

Southeast Florida

Since July poll: Obama -4; Romney +6

July Poll
58%
34%
Latest Poll
54%
40%

Southwest Florida

Since July poll: Obama +2; Romney +2

July Poll
36%
55%
Latest Poll
38%
57%

Tampa Bay

Since July poll: Obama, no change; Romney +5

July Poll
47%
46%
Latest Poll
47%
51%

Central Florida

Since July poll: Obama +2; Romney +8

July Poll
43%
45%
Latest Poll
45%
53%

North Florida

Since July poll: Obama, no change; Romney +4

July Poll
35%
56%
Latest Poll
35%
60%

Age

18-34

Since July poll: Obama +1; Romney +3

July Poll
53%
38%
Latest Poll
54%
41%

35-49

Since July poll: Obama -8; Romney +8

July Poll
49%
44%
Latest Poll
41%
52%

50-64

Since July poll: Obama +1; Romney +5

July Poll
44%
47%
Latest Poll
45%
53%

65+

Since July poll: Obama +3; Romney +6

July Poll
42%
47%
Latest Poll
45%
53%
Note: The telephone survey of 800 registered Florida voters — all likely to vote in the November election — was conducted Oct. 30-Nov. 1 for the Tampa Bay Times, Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, Bay News 9 and Central Florida News 13. The poll, which included respondents using land-lines and cell phones, was conducted by Mason-Dixon, a nonpartisan, Jacksonville-based company. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.Miami Herald Staff

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