Trump hopes Florida can help deliver him to the White House. Watch live coverage all weekend here at News Talk Florida.
Today Real Clear politics got to deliver Donald Trump some good news. Things between the GOP nominee and his Democratic rival is a virtual tie as just 1.7 percentage points national average of polls. Less than three weeks ago, Clinton led by 7 points on the same model. The news delivers the Trump camp the boost they need to energize the base going into the final days of the campaign.
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As the final weekend of the 2016 campaign is at hand and Trump knows to make it to the White House and defeat Hillary Clinton, he must deliver a win in Florida. This weekend he will be all over the country but he will be in Tampa Saturday morning and his team will be all over the state as they feel a victory coming on.
In RealClearPolitics’ most recent polling averages in the state, Trump has a slight lead in Florida over Clinton. Delivering the state to Trump is likely going to take a strong ground game and he is getting help from the Republican National Committee and from the state Republican are all working together to deliver the Sunshine State to Trump.
Eric Trump is holding several rallies in South Florida on Sunday as they battle hard to deliver Florida to the win column. Trump needs to win Florida, North Carolina and Ohio then getting him to the 270 electoral votes needed to win and deliver him to the White House are possible.
Trump remains the underdog, however, if he can hold every state Mitt Romney won in 2012, add Ohio, Iowa and Florida, and then flip a blue state or two, that can deliver him a win.
Trump has kept himself on message as media coverage has focused on Clinton and the FBI’s investigation of her private email server.
Here is some good news for Trump fans according to FiveThirtyEight’s forecast model gives Trump a 34 percent chance of winning. On Oct. 17, the same model gave Trump a 12 percent chance.
That means he has momentum now comes the hard part turning that into votes with fours days left before the election.