Too close to call.
With six months until the general election, that’s how a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday described the state of the race in three crucial swing states.
In Florida, Hillary Clinton is essentially tied with Donald Trump, with 43 percent of Floridians supporting Clinton to compared to 42 percent backing Trump. Bernie Sanders would fare slightly better against the presumptive Republican nominee. According to the Quinnipiac University poll, 44 percent of Florida voters said they would support Sanders compared to 42 percent who said they would support Trump.
Both Clinton and Trump struggle when it comes to their image in the Sunshine State. In both cases, 57 percent of Floridians said they had an unfavorable view of the candidates; while 37 percent said they had a favorable view.
Despite an unpopular view of Trump, 54 percent of Florida voters said they thought he would do a better job at handling the economy and 49 percent said he would do a better job at handling terrorism. The survey found 40 percent of Florida voters said Clinton would do a better job at handling the economy; 43 percent said she’d do a better job tackling terrorism.