McCain – 48%
Obama – 41%
This is down from a 10 point lead a month ago.
- McCain leads by seventeen points among men but trails by two among women.
- Obama has a huge lead among voters under 30 while McCain leads among those 30 and older.
- McCain is supported by 85% of Republicans while Obama earns the vote from 71% of Democrats.
- Unaffiliated voters are fairly evenly divided.
And on the topic of opening up offshore drilling, Floridians give it a thumbs up…
Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Florida voters favor offshore drilling while 32% are opposed.
Eighty-three percent (83%) of Republicans favor offshore drilling and unaffiliated voters favor it by a 54% to 34% margin. Democrats are more evenly dividedâ€”38% favor drilling while 50% are opposed.
Fifty-five percent (55%) of Florida voters say itâ€™s likely that offshore drilling will reduce the price of gas and oil while 39% disagree.
More as it develops…