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Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Matthew T. Corrigan and Michael Binder

Abstract

In one of the surprising US presidential elections in recent history, the Florida played a central role in the election of reality/star businessman Donald Trump.This book examines the importance of Florida as a bellwether for recent presidential elections and how Donald Trump won the state.A group of high-profile political scientists who are experts in Florida politics examined the 2016 presidential election in the state.How Donald Trump dispatched two favorite sons in the state—former governor Jeb Bush and US Senator Marco Rubio—is explained.The areas of the state where Trump won the close ra ... More

Keywords: Donald Trump, 2016 presidential election, Florida, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Hispanic vote, I-4 corridor

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056234
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056234.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew T. Corrigan, editor
University of North Florida

Michael Binder, editor
University of North Florida

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Introduction

Matthew T. Corrigan and Michael Binder

2 Trump Beats Florida’s Favorite Sons

Matthew T. Corrigan, Dario Moreno, and Ray Anthony Lastre

3 Trump Territory

Seth C. McKee and Daniel A. Smith

4 The I-4 Corridor

Susan A. MacManus, David J. Bonanza, and Anthony A. Cilluffo

5 The Hispanic Vote in Florida 2016

Michael Binder and Peter Licari

6 Early Bird Special

Daniel A. Smith, Dillon Boatner, Caitlin Ostroff, Pedro Otálora, and Laura Uribe

7 Rigged?

Daniel A. Smith, Brian Amos, Carl Klarner, Daniel Maxwell, Thessalia Merivaki, and Tyler Richards

Conclusion

Matthew T. Corrigan and Michael Binder

End Matter