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GOP leaders get high marks from their Republican base, new Associated Industries of Florida poll shows

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Republicans are getting a good report card from Florida voters according to a new poll conducted by Associated Industries of Florida and obtained by Florida politics.
AIF found that 71 percent of likely Republican voters think the state is headed in the right direction, and an astounding 81 percent approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing through his first month in the White House.
The Trump numbers are a far cry from the most recent Gallup national poll on his popularity, which showed him with a 40 percent approval rating on Feb. 17.
Naysayers measured in at 20 percent for the direction

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Pam Bondi still a rock star with Florida’s GOP voters, new AIF poll shows

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Florida’s top lawmakers and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam are struggling with low name identification among likely Republican voters, but that isn’t the case for Attorney General Pam Bondi according to a new poll from statewide business advocate Associated Industries of Florida.
The AIF poll of likely Republican voters obtained by Florida Politics found that 54 percent approve of the job the second-term Attorney General is doing, while just 12 percent have an unfavorable view and 17 percent said they had no opinion.
Among Florida’s top elected Republicans, Bondi’s ratings only trailed Gov. Rick Scott, who had a net 67 percent approval rating,

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Adam Putnam’s PAC adds another $500K in February

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam raised more than $500,000 for his political committee in the first half of February according to a newly updated financial report.
The committee, Florida Grown, brought in about $200,000 of its $538,000 haul from the Associated Industries of Florida and one of its related political committees. Another $100,000 came from Vero Beach businessman Robert Stork, and Disney chipped in another $50,000 on February 1.
February’s running total has already eclipsed January’s numbers, which saw the Polk County Republican add just over $400,000 to its coffers.
Those numbers were boosted by a $250,000 check from Florida Power and Light

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Florida Hispanic voters give Hillary Clinton 24 point lead, Marco Rubio 9 points

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Florida’s Hispanic voters are solidly behind Hillary Clinton, especially non-Republican voters, and less solidly behind Florida’s Hispanic Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, according to a new poll conducted by Associated Industries of Florida.
The survey, of 600 likely Hispanic voters, with 53 percent of them interviewed in Spanish, gives Clinton, Rubio and his Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy strong favorable indexes and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump strong unfavorable index.
Overall, 54 percent of Hispanic voters are ready to vote for Clinton and 30 percent are ready to vote for Trump. In addition, there is a much larger portion of Republican

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AIF analysis shows Democrats are catching up in vote-by-mail requests — but will they vote?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
A detailed analysis of requests for mail-in ballots in Florida for the Nov. 8 general election shows Democrats are getting more proficient at getting their voters to request such ballots but still trail Republicans, especially among “super voters.”
The analysis, done by Associated Industries of Florida, finds that so far this election, 2.66 million mail ballots [formerly known as absentee ballots] have been requested, with 1.12 million requested by registered Republicans, 1.02 million requested by registered Democrats, and the rest by independent or third-party voters.
Wednesday is the day at least 40 counties across the state kick off their general election by dropping

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