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Florida GOP shrinking Democrats’ voter margin

by John Kennedy | January 6th, 2012

Florida Republicans are narrowing their voter registration gap with Democrats as presidential primary season opens.

The state party said Friday that in December, there were 502,861 more registered Democrats than Republicans in Florida, a roughly 4.5 million to 4 million separation. But the margin is down from a 580,666 difference when 2011 opened — a 77,805 shift in the GOP’s favor.

Earlier this week was the deadline for Republicans to register to vote in Florida’s Jan. 31 primary, the nation’s largest, early nominating contest. The Florida Division of Elections said it will be Jan. 17 before it releases final voter totals for the primary.

“RPOF is working at the grassroots level to bring new voters, Democrats, and independent voters into our party,” said Chairman Lenny Curry. “We are also letting former Republicans know we want them to come back and join us to get Florida and the nation back on the path to prosperity.”



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4 Responses to “Florida GOP shrinking Democrats’ voter margin”

  1. 2012 - End of an Error Says:

    Most people understand that another term of Obama will wipe out what’s left of the nation’s economy. Anyone who can walk, crawl or be carried to the polls will be there to save the nation from four more years of economic trainwreck.

  2. mike Says:

    lmao – its the rep. primary. Wait till all the new and old dems come out. Bye bye gotp.

  3. BrendaStarr Says:

    Most people understand the nation’s economical mess was the end result of a Bush/republican administration. The national economy is slowly coming back up, employment numbers are improving and if anyone has watched only thirty-seconds of the clown circus of republican debates…four more years of President Obama is an absolute necessity. OBAMA 2012!!!

  4. Dee Says:

    The Democrats better make sure that all of the newly registered Republican voters information has been verified and there are no duplicates. Make sure to look for those common names like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck or Trump! Same difference.

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