Graphic: Miami-Dade County Poll
Here’s a deeper examination of likely Miami-Dade voters’ views of the presidential race — and a look at some other issues important to them.
10/27/2012 5:30 PM
10/28/2012 4:27 AM
If the presidential election were today, who would get your vote?
2012 Miami-Dade County Presidential Poll
But in 2008...
Barack Obama’s current nine-percentage point lead over Mitt Romney in Miami-Dade County is a smaller margin than Obama’s 16-point win over John McCain in 2008.
2008 Miami-Dade County Election Results
In your opinion, which of these is the most important problem facing Miami-Dade County today?
- 36% The economy and unemployment
- 16% Corruption in county government
- 12% Crime and drugs
- 11% Quality of public schools
- 8% The cost of insurance
- 7% High property taxes
- 5% The housing and mortgage crisis
- 2% Traffic congestion
- 3% Other/Not Sure
Issue bonds to fund public school facilities’ modernization/construction
Impose term limits on county commissioners
Require super-majority to move Urban Development Boundary
Change standards to create new cities
Raise tax rate to fund animal services programs
Use public funding to add a roof to Dolphins stadium
Should pensions and benefits to public employees be cut or are they fair?
Allow only those with medical or travel reasons to vote by absentee ballot
Change Florida law to allow destination gambling resorts in Miami-Dade County
Cuba Foreign Policy
President Obama’s policies regarding relations between the U.S. and Cuba
Travel to Cuba
Expand the rights of Americans to travel freely to Cuba
Note: The Mason-Dixon/Miami Herald poll was conducted Oct. 22-24 by telephone in English and Spanish. It included 625 likely voters in Miami-Dade County. The poll's margin of error was four percentage points. Figures may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.
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