Mixed polling news out of Florida to report via Monmouth University.
First up, the general election, where Hillary leads Donald Trump by 9 points in the must-win state for the GOP:
BREAKING: Florida likely voters
— MonmouthPoll (@MonmouthPoll) August 16, 2016
Clinton has an overwhelming lead among Hispanic, black and Asian voters who make up about one-third of the electorate, garnering 69% of this group’s vote to 19% for Trump. Trump leads among white voters by 51% to 37%, but there is a significant gender split. Among white men, Trump has a 64% to 24% advantage. Among white women, Clinton leads by 49% to 39%. There is no difference by educational attainment, with Trump ahead among white voters without a college degree (51% to 39%) as well as white college graduates (50% to 36%).
And now for the Senate race between likely candidates Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy where the incumbent Republican leads by 5:
FL SEN poll (Monmouth): Marco Rubio 48, Patrick Murphy 43. Rubio job approval 47/39 – https://t.co/jV4AUfcmje
— Reid Wilson (@PoliticsReid) August 16, 2016