Is the pro-GOP ‘enthusiasm gap’ real or ‘ridiculous’?by George Bennett | August 28th, 2010
Democrats have a registration advantage of more than 612,000 in Florida. But Republican turnout was nearly 1.3 million for Tuesday’s governor’s primary and less than 920,000 for the Democratic Senate primary even though both were high-profile statewide races.
Republicans say the turnout disparity is the latest evidence of an “enthusiasm gap” that will boost the GOP in November. Florida Democratic Party spokesman Eric Jotkoff says that’s “ridiculous.”
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