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Florida Voters Support the National Popular Vote for Presidential Elections, Poll Finds

Posted on
January 17, 2018

Tallahassee, Fla. —The majority of Floridians believe that the President and Vice President of the United States should be elected by the national popular vote, as are all other public officials at local, state, and national levels.

The survey of 1,000 registered voters was conducted late last year by Florida Atlantic University on behalf of the League of Women Voters. When asked how they thought the country should elect the President, 68 percent of registered voters said it should be the candidate who gets the most votes in all 50 states, while less than a third said the current Electoral College system. Although Independents and Democrats heavily favored the national popular vote, so did nearly half of Republican respondents.

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