Majority of Floridians opposed to Trump reelection: poll

Majority of Floridians opposed to Trump reelection: poll
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A majority of Florida voters surveyed in a poll released early Wednesday said they do not believe President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE should be reelected in 2020.

Politico reported that a Bendixen & Amandi International poll showed 40 percent of registered Florida voters said they think Trump should be reelected, while 53 did not support a second term.

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Among Republicans, 72 percent of respondents said Trump should get another term, and 23 percent said he should not. Democratic responses were flipped, with 73 percent opposing a second term and 14 percent supporting one.

The numbers are potentially concerning for Trump, given Florida's status as a key swing state. The candidate who has won Florida has gone on to win the presidency each of the last six elections.

Wednesday's poll found Trump's approval rating in Florida is consistent with his national approval rating. Forty-three percent of those surveyed said they have a favorable view of the president, compared to 52 percent who have an unfavorable view.

The poll surveyed 602 registered Florida voters from March 1 to 4 and has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

Trump narrowly won Florida in the 2016 election, topping Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBloomberg rolls out M ad buy to boost Biden in Florida Hillicon Valley: Productivity, fatigue, cybersecurity emerge as top concerns amid pandemic | Facebook critics launch alternative oversight board | Google to temporarily bar election ads after polls close Trump pledges to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, designate KKK a terrorist group in pitch to Black voters MORE by roughly 120,000 votes. He returned to the state multiple times during the 2018 midterm cycle to boost now-Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisOvernight Health Care: New wave of COVID-19 cases builds in US | Florida to lift all coronavirus restrictions on restaurants, bars | Trump stirs questions with 0 drug coupon plan On The Money: Half of states deplete funds for Trump's 0 unemployment expansion | EU appealing ruling in Apple tax case | House Democrats include more aid for airlines in coronavirus package Florida to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants, bars MORE (R) and now-Sen. Rick Scott's (R) campaigns.