That long-awaited blue wave Florida Democrats hope will lift them to sweeping victories in the U.S. Congress, Legislature and governor’s mansion has yet to appear in the state’s voter rolls.
In fact, with less than 100 days before the Nov. 6 election, Democrats are actually seeing their share of the Florida electorate shrink.
The percentage of Democratic voters slipped in Florida, according to final voter registration numbers for the Aug. 28 primary released over the weekend by the state’s Division of Elections.
Among the 13 million Floridians who were registered to vote in time for the primary, 37.2 percent, or 4.8 million, are registered as Democrats, compared to 35.3 percent, or 4.6 million, who are registered Republicans.
Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.