Today, Florida Politics reported on a new poll released by the Democratic National Committee that explored voter attitudes in six key battleground states, including Florida, regarding how Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus has impacted the economy. The poll found that a majority of those voters believe Trump’s mistakes handling the coronavirus pandemic has worsened the crisis.
The DNC/Change Research polling memo is available online here.
Florida Politics: Democrats’ poll finds Florida dissatisfaction with Donald Trump’s COVID-19 efforts
By Scott Powers
- “A new poll finds a majority of Floridians are dissatisfied with President Donald Trump‘s efforts to deal with both the health and economic problems of the coronavirus outbreak.”
- “The poll, which Change Research conducted for the Democratic National Committee in Florida and five other swing states, finds consistent majorities agreeing with negative views of Trump’s handling of the crisis, and more generally about the unemployment rate in Florida and the national economy.”
- “Change Research reports that 56% of Floridians believe Trump failed to listen to experts and did not take the threat of the COVID-19 outbreak seriously.”
- “It also finds 58% of Floridians believe that Trump made mistakes handling the pandemic that are making the economic pain worse, and 56% believe he pushed states to reopen their economies too quickly.”