Joe Biden holds a solid lead among likely Florida voters, according to the latest poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
A survey by Cherry Communications for the Chamber shows if the election were held today, former Vice President Biden would beat President Donald Trump by 5 percentage points in Florida.
The Chamber was guarded about the details, not even releasing the level of support for each candidate or the number of undecided voters still in play.
Regardless of who wins, Chamber leadership said it’s important commerce in Florida has the ear of elected leaders.
“The 2020 General Election results will impact Florida’s future as we work to become the 10th most diverse economy in the world by 2030,” said Mark Wilson, Florida Chamber president and CEO. “Our statewide poll helps give us a look at voters’ alignment to the competitiveness and pro-business agenda supported by the Florida Chamber.”
The organization also noted that as Florida goes, so goes the nation. The winner of the state’s electoral votes won the Presidency in 11 of the last 12 elections, the exception being Bill Clinton’s 1992 victory without the help of Sunshine State voters.
The state remains