Fox News Florida Poll

Poll Watch: Fox News Florida 2012 Presidential Survey

Fox News Florida 2012 Presidential Poll

  • Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan 48% [44%] (43%)
  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 45% [49%] (45%)

Among Men

  • Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan 51% [51%] (45%)
  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 43% [41%] (42%)

Among Women

  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 47% [57%] (47%)
  • Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan 46% [38%] (41%)

How important is it to you that the presidential candidate you are supporting wins the election?

Among Romney Supporters

  • Extremely important 66%
  • Very important 27%
  • Somewhat important 5%
  • Not at all important 1%

Among Obama Supporters

  • Extremely important 59%
  • Very important 34%
  • Somewhat important 6%
  • Not at all important 0%

Favorable / Unfavorable {Net}

  • Mitt Romney 55% [49%] (41%) / 40% [45%] (45%) {+15%}
  • Barack Obama 51% [55%] (49%) / 45% [41%] (47%) {+6%}

Regardless of how you might vote, which presidential candidate do you trust to do a better job on each of the following issues: 

Improving the economy and creating jobs  

  • Mitt Romney 50% [46%]
  • Barack Obama 43% [49%]

Protecting Medicare and making sure it’s there for future generations 

  • Barack Obama 48% [54%]
  • Mitt Romney 44% [41%]

Handling foreign policy 

  • Barack Obama 47% [52%]
  • Mitt Romney 46% [43%]

Managing your tax dollars 

  • Mitt Romney 51%
  • Barack Obama 43%

Cutting government spending

  • Mitt Romney 54%
  • Barack Obama 38%

All in all, do you think the economic policies of the Obama administration have helped or hurt the economy, or have they not made much of a difference either way? 

  • Helped 36% {41%}
  • Hurt 41% {39%}
  • No difference 20% {19%}

Survey of 1,130 likely voters was conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D)/Shaw & Company Research (R) October 17-18, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 3 percentage points.  Party ID: 40% [42%] Democrat; 39% [37%] Republican; 19% [20%] Independent/Other. Results from the poll conducted September 16-18, 2012 are in square brackets. Results from the poll conducted April 15-17, 2012 are in parentheses.

-Data compilation and analysis courtesy of The Argo Journal

Author:Spencer Iacono

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