For Immediate Release
August 25, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Ahead of the August 28th Florida Primary, Democratic Congressional Candidate for FL-02 Brandon Peters is in the pole position based on a new poll conducted by Florida based pollster Bold Blue Campaigns.
In a live interview (landline and cell phone) poll of 500 registered Democrats who have already, or are likely to vote in the FL-02 Democratic Primary, Peters is leading his primary challenger, Bob Rackleff, 47% to 36%, with 17% of voters still undecided prior to Tuesday. The poll was conducted between August 21st and August 23rd.
Peters was found to have the highest name recognition and favorability of the two candidates and led by a similar margin among those who have already voted and those likely to vote at the time the poll was conducted. Across all demographic groups, Peters polled significant support.
Regarding the new poll, Brandon Peters had the following statement: “Since entering the race, I’ve worked tirelessly with my campaign team and my supporters – in all 19 counties that make up Florida’s 2nd District – to build support and share with voters our positive message of change and strong leadership.
“I’m grateful for all the support we’ve received thus far, and after making more than 100,000 voter contact attempts in the primary, we are committed to redoubling our efforts ahead of Tuesday and again in the general election. With a strong ground game and a winning message, I know we will flip FL-02 from red to blue and give all the people of Florida’s Panhandle congressional representation they can be proud of once again.”
All interested media and supporters are welcome to attend the Peters campaign election night watch party, taking place at Midtown Caboose in Tallahassee starting at 7 P.M. The address is 1406 N. Meridian Rd., Tallahassee, Florida 32303.
Additionally, In the race for Governor Democratic voters in FL-02 favor former Congresswoman Gwen Graham over all other candidates. Graham received 50% support in the poll, with Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum receiving 31%; Philip Levine is at 6%; Jeff Greene received 4%; Chris King was at 3%; and the remaining 6% are still undecided ahead of Tuesday.
Graham led among all demographic groups except African-Americans, where Andrew Gillum has built a significant advantage.
Contact: Steen Kirby, Communications Director