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19% Support Florida Boycott Over Zimmerman Verdict

Friday, July 26, 2013

Despite a threatened boycott of Florida by those unhappy with the George Zimmerman trial verdict and the state’s “stand your ground” law, most voters nationwide don’t agree with a boycott of the Sunshine State.

Just 19% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it’s a good idea for states, cities, organizations and individuals to boycott Florida over the Zimmerman verdict, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Seventy percent (70%) don’t think a boycott of the state is a good idea. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 22-23, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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