Around the South for Aug. 25: GOP, NC & FL


GOP: Voter registration favors Republicans. While Donald Trump has been losing ground in swing state polls, Republicans have been registering in greater numbers than Democrats in Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Iowa. “The voter registration data I’m seeing does not support the idea of a surge in Democratic voter enthusiasm,”Louisiana pollster John Couvillon told Politico ……. North Carolina: Clinton has 19 offices, Trump none. Continuing a trend in which Donald Trump has not built the infrastructure usual for presidential campaigns, The Donald has yet to open an office in the Tar Heel State. By contrast, Hillary Clinton has 19, reports Raleigh’s News & Observer ……. Florida: Hillary continues to gain. The latest Monmouth University Poll shows Hillary Clinton with 48% to 39% for Donald Trump, to 6% for Gary Johnson (Lib.) and 5% undecided …….