It’s been said for a long time now, but Trump has zero shot of winning the presidency should he lose Florida. Like in 2000 with Bush and Gore, it’s Florida. Florida. Florida. In terms of early voting, CNN noted that the GOP has a 16,000-vote advantage with the early voters. Over 4.2 million Floridians have already cast their ballots—with a three-point drop in African American participation.
Though Hispanic participation has spiked at least four points since 2008; CNN could only find 2008 as the election with comparable data. CNN’s executive politics editor Mark Preston mentioned that the Clinton campaign has to get out the vote for groups that are decidedly Democratic (i.e. black voters) come election day. It’s the reason why President Barack Obama is descending into the Sunshine State today.