Polls

Should Alex Sink take on David Jolly again in November?

Yes, turnout for Crist will lift her to a win
62%
No, been there done that
38%

Whose change of party affiliation is the MOST UNWORTHY as a profile in courage?

Former Gov. Claude Kirk Jr.
29%
Former Gov. Bob Martinez
5%
Former Gov. Charlie Crist
57%
Former U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney
1%
Current U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy
4%
Former state Rep. Ana Rivas Logan
4%

Which of these do you predict will be the hottest topic of the 2014 Florida legislative session?

Medical Marijuana
54%
Destination Resort Casinos
2%
New Speed Limits
0%
Taxes
7%
Water issues
3%
Common Core/Florida Standards
18%
Medicaid
6%
Pension Plans
6%
Flood Insurance
1%
Concealed Weapons
3%

Will Common Core Undo Rick Scott's re-election?

Yes, he'll lose too many conservative votes
54%
No, there are enough other votes
14%
Probably not, the other candidates are wrong for Florida
32%

Who should the board of trustees consider for the next Florida State University president?

Sen. John Thrasher, FSU grad
27%
Anne Kerr, Florida Southern College
10%
Judith Bense, University of West Florida
10%
Rep. Matt Gaetz, FSU grad
3%
John Sexton, NYU Abu Dhabi
3%
Mary Sue Coleman, University of Michigan
13%
Michael Crow, Arizona State
7%
Scott Cowen, Tulane University
3%
Ronald Liebowitz, Middlebury
7%
Freeman Hrabowski, University of Maryland
0%
Eduardo Padrón, Miami Dade College
0%
Juliet García, University of Texas at Brownsville
3%
None of the above
13%

Do you support sales tax subsidies for professional sports stadiums as economic incentives to lure or maintain those businesses?

Yes, a professional team gives a community a positive self-image and better amenities
10%
Yes, if there is rock-hard data pointing to a return on the investment
4%
Yes, but the money should be held until set benchmarks for job creation are reached
5%
No, why do billionaires need help to put up a complex where millionaires play?
52%
No, the state should never give tax dollars to any business
29%

What's the Right Approach for Marijuana Legalization?

Florida voters should decide on the ballot
55%
State lawmakers should craft public policy
9%
Marijuana should not be legalized in any case
22%
The federal government should control the issue
14%

How will allegations that Charlie Crist sold judgeships for campaign contributions affect him?

No effect at all, he'll be fine
56%
They will cost him the election
12%
Democrats will replace him
6%
Nan Rich will rocket to the top of the Democratic polls
5%
They will cost him his political career
9%
Ultimately, he will face criminal charges
12%

What part of Rick Scott's recommended budget will give him the most difficulty in getting legislative support?

$500 million in tax and fee cuts to motor vehicles and commercial rents
25%
Extending the back-to-school holiday to 10 days
2%
Increasing funding for Visit Florida to $100 million
11%
A $542 million increase for education
17%
$95 million for economic development in the form of incentives
11%
Holding the line on state university tuition
7%
$130 million for the Florida Everglades
10%
$55 million for the state's natural springs
5%
Something not mentioned above
13%