In 2016, Donald Trump won 58 of Florida’s 67 counties. According to exit polls, voters aged 65 and over make up 21% of the electorate in the 2016 general election and Mr. Trump won among this group by 17 points – 57% to 40%. CBS News October 25 poll shows that Biden had a president now leads Biden among this team with 9 points.
In Florida, there were four counties that twice voted for former President Obama and then voted for Mr. Trump in 2016. Three of the four central counties in neighboring neighborhoods are traditionally considered Democratic. In addition, there are two counties in the state that voted for Mr. Obama in 2008, Republican Mitt Romney in 2012, before electing Mr. Trump in 2016.
The state’s three largest counties by population – Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County – are considered Democratic strongholds. For the past 20 years, all three counties have supported the Democratic nominee.
GOP strategists point out that even if Republicans do not win the region, they can outperform Democrats in the region. In 2018, Democratic senator Bill Nelson lost the Senate contest against then-Gov. Rick Scott after beating Miami-Dund by 9 points less than Hillary Clinton did in 2016.
Miami-Dade, where 69.4% of the population is Latino, is also a case study in another major Florida voting bloc. In 2016, there were more than two million Hispanic registered voters in the state, 16% of the total registered Florida voters at the time. Pew Research found that while 62% of Latino voters in Florida voted for Hillary Clinton, 54% of Cuban voters voted for Trump, compared to 26% of non-Cuban Latino voters who voted for him. Biden maintains 27-point lead among Latin voters in Florida Battle monitoring pollGregory Kogger, president of the Department of Political Science at the University of Miami, says that if Mr. Trump can shrink his margin in Miami-Dund, “it would help him a lot.”
In 2016, opinion polls showed that Mr. Trump won among men by 9 points – 52% to 43% – but the latest CBS News poll in the state shows that Biden has reached the lead among this group. had just a two-point lead in the election, 49% to 47%.
Among White College voters – a team that Mr. Trump won by 27 points in 2016 – Biden could be well on his way to overtaking Clinton and overtaking Mr. Trump by one point, according to CBS News » October 25 Battleground Tracker poll were found. In 2016, white college voters made up more than a third of Florida’s electorate. Polls show that Mr. Trump won this group 62% compared to Clinton 35%. The latest CBS News poll found that Biden surpassed 49% to 48%.
Mr. Trump also followed Biden among women voters – 46% to 50% – in the latest CBS News poll. In 2016, polls showed that he lost to Hillary Clinton between this team with the same margin of 4 points.