Gravis Marketing Florida General Election Poll Medical Marijuana and Transgender Bathroom Laws Shows...

As the primary season begins to wrap up and the US General Election less than six months away, State of Florida voters appear dissatisfied with current state political leaders and the crop of potential presidential candidates according to a new Gravis Marketing poll. The survey continued to gauge the opinion of registered Florida voters by asking them their thoughts on current National and State of Florida issues that may impact their opinions of potential nominees for all elected offices.

Florida election poll results show Hillary Clinton has an edge over Donald Trump in the presidential poll, and Florida voters are for medical marijuana and are opposed to transgender bathroom choices.  The poll, conducted by the nonpartisan research firm, Gravis Marketing, randomly surveyed 2,542 Florida registered voters regarding the presidential race, marijuana, transgender issues, and other issues. Gravis Marketing conducted this poll from May 17th to May 18th using automated telephone calls. This poll has a margin of error of ± 2 percent at a 95 percent confidence level and was weighted by anticipated voting demographics.

Presidential Florida Poll Results

In the Florida poll results, when surveyed, 46 percent of Florida register voters said they would vote for Hillary Clinton, as opposed to 42 percent who would vote for Donald Trump. Of the voters questioned, 12 percent were still unsure.  The voters were also asked whether they looked on the candidate favorably or unfavorably. In the case of Donald Trump, 38 percent looked on Trump favorably, 54 percent looked on him unfavorably, and 8 percent were unsure. In the case of Hillary Clinton,  40 percent looked on Clinton favorably, 52 percent look on her unfavorably, and 8 percent were unsure. Of these voters, 37 percent identified as Democrat, 35 percent identified as Republican, and 28 percent identified as Independent or other.

Medical Marijuana

Registered voters were also asked about the upcoming medical marijuana amendment on the Florida ballot.  The register voters were asked if they were for or against the State of Florida's constitutional amendment on the the ballot to legalize medical marijuana. This amendment would legalize medical marijuana for individuals with certain medical conditions deemed debilitating. This would require a licensed state physician to approve the treatment. Of those surveyed, 69 percent would vote for the amendment, 23 percent would vote against the amendment, and 8 percent were undecided. It appears most Floridians are in favor of this amendment.

Transgender Issues

When asked whether they would support a law requiring people to use the bathroom according to the gender they were born with and not necessarily the gender they identified with, 32 percent would strongly favor of such a law while 25 percent would strongly oppose the law. Those who slightly favored the law came in at 14 percent, while those who slightly opposed the law were at 13 percent. 16 percent of those asked were unsure. 

When asked whether they support a law requiring people to use the locker room according to the gender they were born with and not necessarily the gender they identified with, 30 percent would strongly favor of such a law while 26 percent would strongly oppose the law. Those who slightly favored the law came in at 15 percent, while those who slightly opposed the law were at 14 percent. 15 percent of those asked were unsure. 

About Gravis Marketing

Gravis Marketing is a political polling and market research firm located in Winter Springs, Florida. It's president, Doug Kaplan, appears with Carmen Russell-Sluchansky on Campaign Connection on 1390 AM Washington DC. and 1430 AM New York City, and The Ed Dean Show in Orlando, Florida. He is the official pollster for Capitol Correspondent in Washington, D.C.  Full Poll Results 

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