‘Where’s the blue wave?’ Voter data show Florida Democrats aren’t surging

‘Where’s the blue wave?’ Voter data show Florida Democrats aren’t surging

By Marc Caputo (Politico) –

While it’s notched four consecutive wins in local bellwether races, Florida’s Democratic Party has lost a share of its registered voters in Florida since 2016 and the percentage of Democrats casting vote-by-mail absentee ballots this month trails those mailed in by Republicans, according to new figures from the state’s elections division.

A Democratic blue wave might still come. But so could a Republican red tide.

After all, this is purple Florida, the nation’s biggest swing state, where hard-to-predict elections are won on the margins and a 2-point win for a top-of-the-ticket candidate can look like a landslide.

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