Clinton Overwhelmingly Surpasses Trump in Miami-Dade, Largest Florida County
Clinton has a 30-point lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump in the Miami-Dade County, 58 percent to 28 percent, a WLRN/Univision 23 poll shows. The survey was conducted in English and Spanish from Oct. 15-17, just days after Clinton campaigned with former Vice President Al Gore in Miami.
The recent poll shows Clinton could win with a historic margin of victory in Miami-Dade.
If the margin continues until Election Day, it would challenge President Ronald Reagan’s 1984 margin of victory.
Clinton’s support among voters in Miami-Dade has increased since the last local WLRN/Univision 23 poll was conducted in May, from 52 percent to 58 percent.
The poll also showed a significant decline in the number of undecided voters: from 23% in May to 7% in October.
Trump has less than half of support from Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade, who tend to vote Republican. However, the group favors the businessman over Clinton 47 percent to 41 percent.
Miami, the most diverse county in Florida, will be a victory needed for a presidential candidate in order to win the state. However, there was a low turnout in primaries, which means voter mobilization will matter in this election.
When it comes to the senate race, Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy is in a tie with incumbent Republican Senator Marco Rubio among Miami-Dade voters, the WLRN/Univision 23 poll found.