Politics & Government

Poll: Fla. delegate impasse could hurt voter enthusiasm

Florida Democrats overwhelmingly say they should get to help pick the presidential nominee, with one in four voters warning in a new Miami Herald poll that they're less likely to support the party in November if the state is shut out.

Eighty-nine percent of the Democratic voters say it's important that Florida's delegates count. Florida Democrats are divided over potential remedies, but a plurality say the national party should recognize Clinton's victory in the Jan. 29 primary. Twenty-four percent said that if the state doesn't have a say, they would be less likely to support the Democratic nominee.

Schroth, Eldon & Associates surveyed 600 registered and frequent Democratic voters Saturday through Monday for The Herald, the St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9. The margin of error was plus or minus 4 percentage points.

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