Florida Voters Prefer Bush on Defense
Evenly Divided on Economy
Florida voters are a bit more optimistic about the U.S. economy than voters across the nation.
In Florida, 38% rate the U.S. economy as good or excellent; 28% say fair and 33% poor. Nationally, just 32% currently rate the economy as good or excellent.
In Florida, 42% say the economy is getting better while 47% worse. Nationally, those numbers are 36% better and 50% worse. Rasmussen Reports updates the national economic numbers on a daily basis.
But, Florida voters remain evenly divided as to whether they prefer Bush or Kerry when it comes to managing the economy. Forty-seven percent (47%) prefer Bush and 44% Kerry. Nationally, voters are divided on this point as well.
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