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FLORIDA DEMS BEAT REPUBLICANS IN APRIL VOTER REGISTRATION BY 10-PERCENT

Dems beat GOP for third consecutive month, winning women and Hispanic voters

TALLAHASSEE, FL — As Mitt Romney travels to Florida today, the Florida Democratic Party released state April voter registration data showing that for the third consecutive month Democrats out registered Republicans, this time by 10-percentage points — up two percentage points from March, when Democrats beat Republicans by 8-percent. In a further sign that the GOP’s extreme agenda is causing crucial voting blocs to flee the party, significantly more women and Hispanics are registering as Democrats than as Republicans. Democrats continue to maintain an overall registration advantage of 4-percent. 

“These numbers make clear that the extremist policies of Republicans like Rick Scott and Mitt Romney are causing crucial voting blocs in Florida to ‘just say no’ to the GOP,” said Florida Democratic Party Executive Director Scott Arceneaux. “As Republicans continue moving too far to the right, Democrats remain squarely focused on creating jobs and strengthening the economy – a message that has set the stage for Democrats to out-register Republicans for three straight months, including with women and Hispanics by double digits in April. In 2012, Florida Democrats are committed to building the strongest, largest ground game Florida has ever seen.” 

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