January 31st, 2012
11:14 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Florida Insiders Survey: How to win the swing voters

(CNN) - As Florida Republican operatives look past Tuesday's primary, they are clear about what it will take to carry their state in November - winning swing voters.

While the 2012 GOP presidential race has sometimes seemed like a competition among the Republican White House hopefuls over who can appeal to the party's hard core, the fall campaign will be about winning the middle, according to a CNN survey of 47 Florida GOP insiders - state legislators, political consultants, fundraisers, veterans of previous primary campaigns, tea party advocates and a variety of other party activists.

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  1. PA_outofwork

    Just review the failed Obama polices, the president with the legacy of Failures.

    January 31, 2012 11:32 am at 11:32 am |
  2. unsub

    no debates= bad for Noot!

    January 31, 2012 11:41 am at 11:41 am |
  3. Rick McDaniel

    Winning the independents, is going to have to have more, than lies in attack ads.

    January 31, 2012 11:47 am at 11:47 am |
  4. Pach

    Tell us how could you invest (not spend) the $30 million to improve the lives and job prospects of the people of Florida. Tell us how we could potentially invest (not spend) $2- $3 Billion dollars to improve the lives and job prospects of the people of the US. How about we take that $2 to $3 billion, get businesses (especially those that benefited from TARP) to contibute $3 to $6 Billion and partner with microsoft, apple, cisco, codeacademy, etc and train our citizens to fill the jobs on careerbuilder, dice, usajobs, wantads, etc. But spending(not investing) $2 to $3 billion to get a job that pays $400K a year, that is pure lunancy. The only people benefiting from this is the campaign, marketing, sales, advertising (TV & Print) and pundit industry.

    January 31, 2012 12:10 pm at 12:10 pm |