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PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 7:42 pm 
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So, I was just looking at Ballotpedia, and it looks like a wide open race.

Here's some polling by FAU as of May 7th ...
https://ballotpedia.org/Florida_guberna ... ic_primary)

Philip Levine 16%
Gwen Graham 15%
Chris King 10%
Andrew Gillum 6%

But the clear winner is this guy named Mr. Undecided, who has 53% of the vote. :D I mean, crap, more than half of (Dem primary) voters haven't decided yet. I mean, I get it, the primary isn't until the end of August, but still.

... huh, the footnote down below says only 41% were truly undecided, 12% picked Other (and other than John Morgan or Jeff Greene with 0%). :D

I like Philip. He's that nice Jewish former mayor of Miami Beach, who always puts his Jewish mom in his ads. Good on climate change.
I used to work for Gwen's dad, Bob Graham. Always was a fan of his. There's a personal connection.
Gillum is the minority candidate. But as Mayor of Tally, I'm not sure if he's really had the statewide exposure.
Dunno from Chris King. I guess he's popular with those so-called millennials.

I think David Jolly and Patrick Murphy are still "exploring," not really caring if they've found what they're looking for (cue U2 song).

Graham seems to be leading in national endorsements, but Levine is crushing her in fundraising.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:44 am 
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Poll shows Republican DeSantis and Democrat Graham as leaders in Florida governor's race
https://www.wfla.com/news/politics/poll ... 1327701498

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A new poll released by Mason-Dixon Friday morning finds U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham as the current Republican and Democrat leaders in Florida’s race for governor.

Republican Ron DeSantis has opened up a double digit lead in polling over Agriculture Secretary Adam Putnam. DeSantis currently leads Putnam with 41 percent to Putnam’s 29 percent in a poll of likely Republican voters.

Putnam was previously in the lead. “It is likely that President Donald Trump’s endorsement of DeSantis is the driving factor behind the shift in the race,” according to Mason Dixon Poll analysts.

On the Democratic side, attorney and former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham holds a 9-point lead over her nearest democratic rival, former Miami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine.

Graham leads with 27 percent among likely Democratic voters followed by Levine at 18 percent, businessman Jeff Greene at 12 percent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum at 10 percent and businessman Chris King at 7 percent.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:21 pm 
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Just want to remind any other folks in Florida (if there are any :D ) early voting for the primaries has started today.

I voted.

The actual primary election date is later this month, Tue the 28th. Fortunately, there probably won't be long lines (that's rare for primaries), but, hey, didn't want to risk it.

The last "PPP" poll (8/6) is showing a closer race between Graham and Levine.

Gwen Graham 26%
Philip Levine 22%

Sorry Andrew Gillum fans ... "undecided" (19%) is beating him in the polls (13%). As is Jeff Greene (16%).

You may have a primary for your congressional district. I didn't. :cry:

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:51 pm 
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Just want to remind any other folks in Florida (if there are any :D ) early voting for the primaries has started today.

I voted.

The actual primary election date is later this month, Tue the 28th. Fortunately, there probably won't be long lines (that's rare for primaries), but, hey, didn't want to risk it.

The last "PPP" poll (8/6) is showing a closer race between Graham and Levine.

Gwen Graham 26%
Philip Levine 22%

Sorry Andrew Gillum fans ... "undecided" (19%) is beating him in the polls (13%). As is Jeff Greene (16%).

You may have a primary for your congressional district. I didn't. :cry:


hope you get some relief from what you got now it cant be easy I know.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:05 am 
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Well, I am hoping the undead infection of Rick Scott can be contained so it won't spread to Washington DC. But polls are occasionally showing him ahead of Nelson. Worrying. Nelson doesn't always have a challenging opponent, so his team better figure out how to deal with one.

I'm hoping that moron on the R guv side who keeps showing ads where he's teaching his kids how to worship Trump ... urgle ... gets defeated.

I like Philip Levine. Sorry to go Ikean, though, but will this Miami Beach Jewish mamala's boy play statewide? I have my doubts. I worked for Bob Graham and I've always liked him, so after some deliberation and consideration, I voted for Graham. Levine would have been my second choice, Gillum my third (if we did ranked choice voting :D ). No fondness for either King or latecomer Greene. I often pass by Bob Graham's office when I'm in Miami Lakes. I will campaign for either Levine or Graham if they win the primary, actively.

We're lucky to get a Democrat to run against the Diaz-Balart infection :D in my district, and it's pretty rare to have a primary where two are going for it. I keep voting for the Dem in this district, and they keep losing. Mary Barzee Flores was going to have some primary opponents, but they dropped out. I hope she can beat Mario.

Ballotopedia's showing no polls for this district, but Cook Report has it rated (pretty perennial, lots of Cuban American voters) R+4.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:25 am 
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How do you think turnout will be?

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