Hispanics vs Retirees

The Divided Sunshine State

  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Florida is the quintessential battleground state, with members of its deeply divided electorate supporting either Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  • Facts

    Facts

    • Florida is the third most-populous US state, with a population of 20 million.
    • The state has 29 electoral votes.
    • If Donald Trump loses Florida, he will have virtually no path to victory on Election Day
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A woman holds a sign during a campaign event for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Pembroke Pines, Florida, U.S.
A woman holds a sign during a campaign event for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

The man who calls himself the Trump of the Tropics gives Hillary Clinton hope. Jorge Perez, the 67-year-old real estate king of Miami, will not be voting for Republican candidate Donald Trump.

“When you build a 30-foot wall that the Mexican government will pay for, what side of the wall do I get to be on?,” Mr. Perez asked Mr. Trump, as reported in the Tampa Bay Times.

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