November 22, 2013 - Jeb Bush, Clinton Tops In Florida In 2016 Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Obama Approval Near All-Time Low In State
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Former Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are tops in their respective party primaries and run neck and neck in Florida in an early look at the 2016 White House race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

Secretary Clinton tops U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and other possible Republican candidates, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds.

Gov. Bush gets 22 percent in a hypothetical GOP primary with Rubio at 18 percent, New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie at 14 percent and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at 12 percent. No other candidate tops 9 percent, with 12 percent undecided.

Clinton sweeps a Democratic primary with 70 percent, followed by Vice President Joseph Biden at 9 percent and no other candidate above 4 percent. Ten percent are undecided.

Head to head, Clinton gets 47 percent to Bush's 45 percent. She tops other Republicans:
  • 45 - 41 percent over Christie;
  • 50 - 43 percent over Rubio;
  • 51 - 41 percent over U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky;
  • 50 - 42 percent over U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin;
  • 52 - 36 percent over Cruz.
Florida voters say 56 - 39 percent that Clinton would make a good president, the best score of any candidate, followed by Christie at 45 - 35 percent, with Bush at a split 46 - 44 percent. All other candidates get negative scores, including Rubio with 39 - 47 percent.

"It's no surprise that Hillary Clinton is well thought of by Florida voters, but when asked whether she would be a good president, more voters say yes than say they will vote for her," said Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

"Nonetheless, she is neck and neck with former Gov. Jeb Bush and has a narrow lead over Chris Christie. Another Florida favorite Son, Sen. Marco Rubio, doesn't fare as well."

"Florida Democrats have eyes for no one but Hillary; seven in 10 back her for the nomination in 2016 and no one else is in double digits," Brown added. "The GOP nomination fight is another story. Former Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio and three other potential aspirants get 9 percent or more and it is a forgone conclusion that the 2016 GOP nomination fight in Florida will be very competitive."

President Obama's Approval

Florida voters disapprove 57 - 40 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing, matching his all-time worst score, a 57 - 39 percent disapproval, in a September 22, 2011, Quinnipiac University poll.

Disapproval is 93 - 6 percent among Republicans and 64 - 34 percent among independent voters, while Democrats approve 79 - 16 percent. Women disapprove 52 - 44 percent and men disapprove 63 - 35 percent.

Voters oppose the Affordable Care Act 54 - 39 percent, with partisan numbers that roughly match the president's approval rating.

ACA will make their healthcare worse in the next year, 44 percent of voters say, while 21 percent say the reform act will make their healthcare better and 31 percent say ACA will not affect their healthcare.

"When things were going well for President Barack Obama, he enjoyed overwhelming support among women and either tied or was slightly ahead among men. Now the shoe is on the other foot. He's down 28 percentage points among men and eight points among women," said Brown. "He is losing independents by 30 points and losing by 40 points among white voters. Even one in six Democrats give him a thumbs down. The question for the president is whether he has hit bottom or whether, as happened when President George W. Bush's numbers reached this neighborhood, there is further downside to come?"

From November 12 - 17, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,646 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.4 percentage points. The survey includes 668 Republicans with a margin of error of +/- 3.8 percentage points and 544 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 4.2 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and the nation as a public service and for research. For more data or RSS feed- http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling, call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter.

1. (If Registered Republican) If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, for whom would you vote?
                     REGISTERED REPUBLICANS....................................
                                                        BornAgnEv     TEA PARTY
                     Tot    Men    Wom    Con    Mod    Yes    No     Yes    No
 
Bush                 22%    21%    23%    18%    25%    18%    25%    10%    23%
Rubio                18     17     20     18     21     24     18     17     19
Ryan                  6      6      6      8      2      5      6      8      5
Walker                2      4      1      2      4      2      1      3      2
Christie             14     11     17     10     23      7     19      7     17
Jindal                3      4      2      4      1      4      3      3      3
Paul                  9     13      5     11      6     11      6     14      8
Cruz                 12     14      9     16      3     15     10     27      6
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      -      2      1      1      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      1      1      -      2      1      1      -      2
DK/NA                12      8     17     12     11     13     11     11     13
 
 
3. (If Registered Democrat) If the Democratic primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Elizabeth Warren, Mark Warner and Martin O'Malley, for whom would you vote?
                     REGISTERED DEMOCRATS...........
                     Tot    Men    Wom    Lib    Mod
 
Clinton              70%    64%    74%    72%    72%
Biden                 9     12      7      8      9
Cuomo                 2      2      2      2      2
Warren                4      8      2     10      2
Warner                1      1      -      1      -
O'Malley              1      1      -      -      1
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      2      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      2      2      -      2
DK/NA                10      9     11      6     10
 
 
9. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              47%     6%    92%    43%    41%    53%    36%    86%    64%
Bush                 45     89      5     46     51     39     55      5     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      3      2      1      2      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      1      3      4      2      3      4      -
DK/NA                 4      1      2      5      2      5      3      5      3
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              50%    46%    54%    47%    39%    67%    43%    49%    42%
Bush                 43     46     38     45     54     22     49     46     49
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      1      1      2      3      2      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      3      3      3      6      2      3      2
DK/NA                 4      4      4      2      2      3      4      2      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Mar 21
                     2013    2013    2013
 
Clinton              47      50      51
Bush                 45      43      40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       2       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       2       2
DK/NA                 4       4       5
 
 
10. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              50%     8%    94%    48%    43%    56%    40%    87%    61%
Rubio                43     86      3     42     49     37     52      4     36
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      2      1      1      1      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      1      3      3      2      3      4      -
DK/NA                 4      3      2      5      3      4      4      4      2
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              53%    48%    55%    51%    45%    61%    50%    51%    44%
Rubio                41     44     38     43     48     28     43     43     50
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      1      1      1      1      2      -      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      2      3      3      4      3      2      1
DK/NA                 3      4      5      2      3      5      4      2      4
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Mar 21
                     2013    2013    2013
 
Clinton              50      53      52
Rubio                43      41      41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       2       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       1       1
DK/NA                 4       4       6
 
 
11. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Rand Paul the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              51%    10%    95%    48%    43%    58%    40%    90%    67%
Paul                 41     82      3     40     49     33     52      3     23
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      2      1      1      1      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      3      -      2      2      2      2      3      -
DK/NA                 6      5      2      8      5      6      5      4      8
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              54%    49%    58%    49%    45%    62%    49%    52%    48%
Paul                 38     42     33     44     47     28     42     42     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      1      2      -      1      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      2      2      2      1      4      1      2      2
DK/NA                 5      6      7      5      5      6      8      3      6
 
 
12. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Chris Christie the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              45%     7%    88%    41%    38%    52%    35%    83%    60%
Christie             41     80      6     42     45     37     50      4     32
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      3      -      3      4      1      3      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      5      1      5      6      2      5      3      -
DK/NA                 8      5      5      9      7      8      7     10      6
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              46%    45%    53%    44%    37%    63%    43%    46%    41%
Christie             44     40     35     43     47     21     41     44     47
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      2      1      4      3      2      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      4      2      5      7      6      5      2      2
DK/NA                 6      8      8      7      5      6      9      5      9
 
 
13. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Paul Ryan the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              50%     7%    96%    49%    43%    57%    40%    91%    64%
Ryan                 42     87      2     40     48     36     52      4     30
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      3      2      1      2      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      1      2      3      3      3      4      1
DK/NA                 4      3      1      5      4      4      4      2      5
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              53%    49%    58%    50%    43%    66%    48%    52%    46%
Ryan                 40     43     34     45     50     24     44     43     47
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      1      1      2      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      3      3      2      2      5      3      2      2
DK/NA                 4      4      4      2      4      4      5      2      5
 
 
14. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ted Cruz the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              52%    12%    95%    51%    46%    58%    42%    89%    68%
Cruz                 36     74      2     34     42     30     45      1     26
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      -      3      2      1      2      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      4      1      4      4      2      4      4      -
DK/NA                 7      7      3      8      5      8      7      5      5
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Clinton              57%    50%    58%    52%    50%    67%    50%    55%    47%
Cruz                 33     37     31     36     39     20     38     35     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      2      2      3      2      1      3      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      3      3      5      2      5      3      3      2
DK/NA                 6      7      7      5      6      6      8      4      8
 
 
15. Do you think - Chris Christie would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  45%    58%    34%    47%    48%    42%    48%    37%    39%
No                   35     25     42     36     38     32     34     38     41
DK/NA                20     16     23     17     14     26     18     25     20
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  54%    41%    38%    50%    54%    28%    43%    51%    49%
No                   33     36     37     34     35     44     36     35     29
DK/NA                13     23     25     16     11     28     20     14     22
 
 
16. Do you think - Hillary Clinton would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  56%    19%    94%    54%    48%    62%    45%    91%    76%
No                   39     75      4     40     46     34     50      3     19
DK/NA                 5      6      2      5      6      4      5      6      5
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  60%    53%    62%    54%    54%    71%    53%    57%    52%
No                   36     41     32     43     43     22     41     40     45
DK/NA                 3      6      6      3      3      7      7      3      3
 
 
17. Do you think - Joe Biden would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  29%     6%    57%    22%    28%    29%    20%    63%    38%
No                   63     89     32     69     67     59     72     23     54
DK/NA                 9      6     11      9      6     12      8     14      8
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  30%    28%    31%    29%    27%    39%    27%    29%    25%
No                   62     63     58     63     70     50     65     63     66
DK/NA                 7      9     11      8      4     11      8      8     10
 
 
18. Do you think - Rand Paul would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  32%    56%     7%    33%    39%    25%    39%     7%    23%
No                   45     21     69     45     45     44     40     65     48
DK/NA                24     22     24     22     16     30     21     28     28
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  30%    32%    27%    34%    35%    29%    32%    34%    30%
No                   53     41     44     47     50     41     42     48     47
DK/NA                16     27     30     19     15     30     26     18     23
 
 
19. Do you think - Ted Cruz would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  22%    46%     1%    20%    29%    16%    27%     3%    17%
No                   45     22     67     50     49     42     42     56     54
DK/NA                32     32     32     30     22     42     31     41     29
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  21%    23%    18%    22%    27%    14%    21%    23%    25%
No                   57     40     42     54     50     41     44     51     44
DK/NA                22     37     40     24     23     44     34     27     30
 
 
20. Do you think - Paul Ryan would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  36%    70%     7%    33%    42%    30%    44%     8%    24%
No                   45     14     71     50     45     45     39     66     56
DK/NA                19     16     22     16     13     25     18     26     20
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  34%    37%    29%    39%    44%    25%    37%    38%    36%
No                   53     41     46     48     45     50     45     46     42
DK/NA                12     22     25     13     11     24     18     16     22
 
 
21. Do you think - Jeb Bush would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  46%    77%    19%    47%    51%    42%    52%    21%    42%
No                   44     17     72     42     40     47     39     63     52
DK/NA                10      7      9     10      9     10      9     16      6
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  48%    46%    42%    45%    55%    25%    49%    47%    54%
No                   44     44     48     45     39     64     40     45     38
DK/NA                 8     10     10     10      6     11     11      8      8
 
 
22. Do you think - Marco Rubio would make a good President or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  39%    75%    10%    35%    44%    34%    45%    11%    36%
No                   47     15     75     52     46     48     43     63     54
DK/NA                14     10     15     13     10     18     12     26     10
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  37%    39%    36%    39%    42%    34%    38%    41%    40%
No                   53     44     45     53     50     46     47     48     47
DK/NA                10     17     19      8      8     20     16     11     13
 
 
25. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Marco Rubio is handling his job as United States Senator?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              48%    84%    21%    44%    51%    45%    55%    20%    41%
Disapprove           39     11     62     45     40     38     35     56     48
DK/NA                13      6     17     10      9     17     11     24     11
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Approve              47%    49%    45%    48%    50%    36%    46%    51%    53%
Disapprove           45     36     38     44     42     40     39     43     36
DK/NA                 8     15     17      8      8     24     15      7     11
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Marco Rubio is handling his job as United States Senator?
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Mar 20  Dec 19  Jun 20  May 23  Feb 03
                     2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2012    2011
 
Approve              48      51      48      52      51      54      42
Disapprove           39      35      33      30      31      27      20
DK/NA                13      14      19      18      18      19      37
 
 
26. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bill Nelson is handling his job as United States Senator?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              43%    26%    60%    45%    41%    44%    39%    52%    48%
Disapprove           37     56     20     35     44     30     40     27     28
DK/NA                21     19     20     20     15     26     21     20     24
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Approve              49%    40%    44%    46%    41%    38%    37%    47%    49%
Disapprove           33     38     33     36     42     31     41     36     34
DK/NA                17     22     23     17     17     32     22     17     17
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bill Nelson is handling his job as United States Senator? (*Low also 42% Aug 2004)
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Mar 20  Dec 19  Jun 20  Feb 06  Aug 04
                     2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2007    2011*
 
Approve              43      51      49      51      47      54      42
Disapprove           37      29      28      31      32      18      35
DK/NA                21      20      23      18      21      28      23
 
 
27. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              40%     6%    79%    34%    35%    44%    29%    80%    52%
Disapprove           57     93     16     64     63     52     69     12     44
DK/NA                 3      1      4      2      2      4      2      7      4
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Approve              44%    37%    46%    42%    31%    50%    38%    40%    38%
Disapprove           53     59     50     56     66     45     60     57     60
DK/NA                 3      3      4      2      2      6      2      3      2
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                                                             APPROVE.......
                                                             High    Low
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Mar 21  Dec 19  Jun 27  Feb 19  Sep 22
                     2013    2013    2013    2012    2012    2009    2011
 
Approve              40      47      50      54      47      64      39
Disapprove           57      48      45      42      49      23      57
DK/NA                 3       5       5       4       5      13       5
 
 
32. Would you say that - Barack Obama is honest and trustworthy or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  44%    10%    81%    42%    40%    48%    34%    81%    59%
No                   51     88     13     54     56     47     63      8     34
DK/NA                 5      2      5      4      4      5      3     10      7
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Yes                  51%    41%    48%    46%    40%    52%    41%    47%    43%
No                   45     54     46     51     56     42     52     50     54
DK/NA                 4      5      6      3      4      6      6      3      3
 
TREND: Would you say that Barack Obama is honest and trustworthy or not?
                     Nov 22  Jun 19  Nov 10  May 01
                     2013    2013    2011    2008
 
Yes                  44      50      52      58
No                   51      45      43      28
DK/NA                 5       5       6      14
 
 
35. Do you think Florida's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better               33%    41%    23%    37%    40%    27%    35%    21%    36%
Worse                21     14     27     20     16     26     19     30     24
The same             44     43     47     42     43     45     44     47     37
DK/NA                 2      2      2      1      1      2      1      2      3
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Better               38%    31%    25%    40%    45%    23%    34%    35%    35%
Worse                16     24     27     22      9     23     23     21     18
The same             44     44     47     36     46     50     43     43     44
DK/NA                 2      2      2      1      1      4      1      1      3
 
TREND: Do you think Florida's economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
                     Nov 22  Jun 18  Dec 19
                     2013    2013    2012
 
Better               33      33      31
Worse                21      18      21
The same             44      47      46
DK/NA                 2       2       2
 
 
36a. (If economy better q35) How much credit, if any, do you think the Obama administration should receive for this; a lot of credit, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY BETTER Q35
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
A lot                15%    11%    19%
Some                 25     21     29
A little             16     18     14
None at all          43     49     36
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
TREND: (If economy better) How much credit, if any, do you think the Obama administration should receive for this; a lot of credit, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY BETTER........
                     Nov 22  Jun 18  Dec 19
                     2013    2013    2012
 
A lot                15      21      27
Some                 25      28      32
A little             16      16      13
None at all          43      35      28
DK/NA                 1       -       1
 
 
36b. (If economy better q35) How much credit, if any, do you think the Scott administration should receive for this; a lot of credit, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY BETTER Q35
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
A lot                22%    25%    18%
Some                 36     36     35
A little             24     23     26
None at all          15     15     16
DK/NA                 3      2      5
 
TREND: (If economy better) How much credit, if any, do you think the Scott administration should receive for this; a lot of credit, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY BETTER........
                     Nov 22  Jun 18  Dec 19
                     2013    2013    2012
 
A lot                22      14      16
Some                 36      44      33
A little             24      24      20
None at all          15      16      27
DK/NA                 3       2       4
 
 
37a. (If economy worse q35) How much blame, if any, do you think the Obama administration should receive for this; a lot of blame, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY WORSE Q35
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
A lot                35%    34%    36%
Some                 26     26     26
A little             15     11     17
None at all          19     24     16
DK/NA                 5      4      5
 
TREND: (If economy worse) How much blame, if any, do you think the Obama administration should receive for this; a lot of blame, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY WORSE.........
                     Nov 22  Jun 18  Dec 19
                     2013    2013    2012
 
A lot                35      42      42
Some                 26      18      24
A little             15      17      14
None at all          19      20      19
DK/NA                 5       3       1
 
 
37b. (If economy worse q35) How much blame, if any, do you think the Scott administration should receive for this; a lot of blame, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY WORSE Q35
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
A lot                35%    39%    33%
Some                 32     26     35
A little             17     19     16
None at all           7      9      6
DK/NA                 9      7     10
 
TREND: (If economy worse) How much blame, if any, do you think the Scott administration should receive for this; a lot of blame, some, a little or none at all?
                     ECONOMY WORSE.........
                     Nov 22  Jun 18  Dec 19
                     2013    2013    2012
 
A lot                35      35      23
Some                 32      37      44
A little             17      18      15
None at all           7       6      15
DK/NA                 9       3       2
 
 
40. Who do you think was mainly responsible for the partial shutdown of the federal government, President Obama or the Republicans in Congress?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Obama                39%    75%     5%    38%    41%    38%    49%     7%    22%
Reps in Congress     50     11     89     51     48     52     40     86     67
DK/NA                11     14      6     11     11     10     11      7     10
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Obama                34%    42%    36%    37%    46%    22%    40%    41%    46%
Reps in Congress     57     47     53     54     48     63     50     50     45
DK/NA                 9     12     11      8      7     15     10      9     10
 
 
41. Do you support or oppose the healthcare law passed by Barack Obama and Congress in 2010?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Support              39%     5%    76%    37%    37%    41%    29%    71%    57%
Oppose               54     93     13     58     59     50     67     11     35
DK/NA                 7      2     11      4      4      9      4     18      8
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Support              48%    35%    41%    45%    36%    49%    40%    39%    35%
Oppose               49     57     49     52     62     42     55     55     57
DK/NA                 4      8     10      3      3      9      5      6      7
 
 
42. Do you believe that one year from now the quality of the healthcare that you and your family receive will be better because of the 2010 healthcare law, worse or will there be no difference?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Better               21%     2%    40%    21%    18%    23%    14%    43%    35%
Worse                44     77     11     45     47     41     54      8     27
No difference        31     19     43     29     32     30     29     41     35
DK/NA                 5      3      6      5      3      6      4      8      3
 
                     COLLEGE DEG   ANNUAL HSHOLD INC    AGE IN YRS..............
                     Yes    No     <50K   50-100 >100K  18-29  30-49  50-64  65+
 
Better               24%    19%    26%    19%    16%    25%    20%    24%    17%
Worse                39     46     40     41     52     26     47     47     45
No difference        34     30     29     36     30     49     29     25     32
DK/NA                 4      5      6      3      2      1      4      4     7
 
 

Demographic Summary