Florida Governor Polls: Charlie Crist is all set to win the Democratic Primary

Florida Governor Polls: Charlie Crist is all set to win the Democratic Primary
June 30th: Florida Governor Polls: For the upcoming Democratic Party’s Primary Election, Charlie Crist has a substantial lead over Nikki Fied in polls.

Democratic Primary Polls: Charlie Crist 41%, Nikki Fried 26%.

Google Trends: The Google Trend Data was initially in favor of Nikki Fried, but in the last few days, Charlie Crist has been ahead of Fried marginally.

Florida General Election Poll: Ron DeSantis 44%, Charlie Crist 39%

After winning by less than a point in 2018 against Andrew Gillum, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to win re-election, as he leads most polls. His Democratic opponent will be chosen in a primary on August 23, 2022.

Another poll place DeSantis’s approval rating at 59% with 37% disapproving of his performance

Observation and Insights

Governor DeSantis is well placed to return as Governor of Florida

  • Firstly, DeSantis enjoys extremely high approval ratings making it difficult for any Democrat to beat him on performance
  • Florida voted Republican during the 2020 election in spite of a Nationwide swing towards Democrats. This makes it an even more difficult election to win for the Democrats
  • Lastly, with Joe Biden’s popularity tanking, Democrats are at a triple disadvantage

Former Republican Charlie Crist is likely to be the Democratic party candidate in November. Crist was Governor of Florida between 2007 and 2011 as a Republican. In 2014, he lost the Florida gubernatorial election to Governor Rick Scott.

The reaction of Leaders to making Abortion law illegal
Ron Desantis
Through Twitter Governor Ron DeSantis, said, The state of Florida will continue to defend its recently-enacted pro-life reforms against court challenges. He added we will stand for the protection of life by encouraging adoption, foster care, and child welfare.
Nikki Fried
Nikki Fried said This particular decision will have a devastating impact on women’s lives in America as the 50-year-old constitutional protection law came to an end.
Charlie Crist
Women across America are losing federal protection for the freedom to make their reproductive decisions. Crist said he will be protecting Roe V/S Wade and also sign executive order to protect women’s rights.

Florida Governor Polls: Latest Democratic Party Primary polls

Polls Date
AverageJune 20th
Charlie Crist41%
Nikki Fried26%
St Pete PollsJune 17th
Charlie Crist49%
Nikki Fried24%
Global Strategy GroupJune 13th
Charlie Crist38%
Nikki Fried34%
Sachs Media GroupApril 10th
Charlie Crist35%
Nikki Fried20%
Latest Poll Findings
As per the latest Polls, 50% of Male voters prefer Crist, and 24% of voters are with Fried.
Among Female voters, 43% are willing to vote for Crist and just 25% to vote for Fried.
People below the age of 30 with the support of 60% are likely to vote for Crist while over 22% are with Fried.
Charlie Crist is also getting maximum support from the age of 70 as 52% vote share is with him and just 20% is with Fried.
Overall Charlie Crist is the most favored candidate compared to Nikki Fried.

The Democratic Primary election has over 10 candidates running but only three candidates had a vote share of over 5%, Charlie Crist, Nikki Fried, and Annette Taddeo. However, on June 6th Taddeo withdrew from the race making the Florida Governor Primary more of a contest between Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried.

Democratic Party Primary, Google Search Comparison Last 7 Days

Date 30th June
Charlie Crist60%
Nikki Fried 40%
Date22nd June
Charlie Crist55%
Nikki Fried44%

Democratic Party Primary, Social Media Sentiment Comparison

Date30th June
Charlie Crist-6%
Nikki Fried-20%
Date22nd June
Charlie Crist -1%
Nikki Fried-8%

2022 Florida Governor Race Polls: Latest General Election Polls

Polls have been conducted asking head-to-heads between the incumbent and Crist as well as Fried. Ron DeSantis is ahead of both the major Democrats.

A. Ron DeSantis v Charlie Crist

AverageJune 15th
Ron Desantis44%
Charlie Crist39%
The Listener GroupJune 4th
Ron Desantis49%
Charlie Crist51%
Philips AcademyMay 9th
Ron Desantis36%
Charlie Crist35%
Saint Leo UniversityMarch 29th
Ron Desantis49%
Charlie Crist33%

Florida Governor Election 2022 Polls: Social Media Sentiment Comparison

Date30th June
Date22nd June

Florida Governor Election 2022 Polls: Latest Campaign News

  1. Joe Rogan says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be a ‘good president’ and calls Joe Biden a ‘dead man’
  2. Charlie Crist internal poll shows him with a consistent, insurmountable lead
  3. Jon Stewart: This Is the Moment GOP Ditches Trump for DeSantis
  4. Fried trounces Crist, Congressional candidates draw in North Brevard Democrats’ straw poll
  5. The Political Strategy of Ron DeSantis’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoes bill that would have allowed businesses to sue cities for lost profits
  7. Gov. DeSantis signs Miya’s Law to improve apartment tenant safety in Florida

2022 Florida Governor Race Polls: Latest Videos

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Florida Governor Election 2022 Polls: Latest Tweets

Who is Running for Florida Governor 2022?

A. Democratic Primary

  • Charlie Crist, U.S. representative and the former Republican governor of Florida
  • Nikki Fried, Florida commissioner of agriculture
  • Annette Taddeo, state senator and nominee for lieutenant governor in 2014

Florida Governor Polls: Racial Demographics of Florida

As per the 2020 Census figures

White American51.5%
Hispanic American26.5%
African American14.5%
Asian Americans2.9%
Multiracial 3.7%

Most of Florida’s Hispanics are Cubans. In fact, Florida as a state due to its close proximity to Cuba has the highest proportion of Cuban Americans in the country. Most of the community is well known for its antipathy to Communism or Socialism due to most of the community being forced to migrate due to the actions of the Communist government of Cuba.

There’s a large chunk of Puerto Ricans in Florida, especially in the Orlando Metro area. They moved to Florida due to its cultural similarities, the poor economic conditions in Puerto Rico, and after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2018. The remaining Latino population is very diverse, hailing from various countries in South America including Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, etc.

Florida has been crowned as one of the best places to retire due to its weather and beaches. Thus the state also has a large retiree population. 20% of the population is over 65 years of age.

Florida Governor Election 2022 Polls: Party Registration

Florida has been a reliable swing state since 1992 fiercely contested between the 2 major parties.

In the last 20 years, the Republican party has grown more powerful in Florida and has been able to win over most state-level elected offices. Currently, except for the Agriculture Commissioner, it holds nearly each and every single office in the state including the 2 Senate seats and 16/27 US House Representative Seats.

As per the latest figures released by the Florida Secretary of State:-

Registered Republicans are 35.77% of total voters
Registered Democrats are 35.93% of total voters

Registered Independents are 26.54% of total voters

Florida Governor Election 2022 Polls

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