Dynamic Changes In Florida Voting Patterns Between 2012-2014

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As population in the 67 counties in Florida continue to grow greater with every passing year so should the voter registration. Although in some areas of Florida that has not been the case. Between the years of 2012 and 2014 there has been many ups and downs in the registration patterns throughout the state. These dynamic changes could cause the voting patterns in Florida to shift, which in the end could affect the voting patterns for the 2016 Presidential election.
There has been many changes in the Republican, Democratic and Non-Political Affiliated Parties (NPA) in Florida. The registration patterns in Florida between the years of 2012-2014 fluctuated in all three main parties. Out of the 67 counties that are in Florida 34 of them had a decrease in Republican registration and 10 of those counties decrease was over 3,000 people. Although the top five counties that did increase in Republican registrants from 2012-2014 was: Sumter, Santa Rosa, St. Johns, Nassau and Walton. In the Democratic Party registration was quite different. Out of the 67 counties 52 of them had a decrease ranging from 93 to 19,000 people. Even though there was a large …show more content…

In the 2012 election 13 of the 67 counties had a pattern of being democratic counties. The counties were Alachua, Broward, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Leon, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas and St. Lucie. This left the other 54 counties to be registered as Republican counties. Making Florida during that election predominately Republican. In the 2014 election there was a similar pattern to the 2012. Again the 13 counties that were Democratic in the 2012 election are again the 13 that were Democratic in the 2014 election. In neither election in NPA/Minor Parties win majority over any county. This shows that Florida keeps stagnate when it comes to shifts and bumps in their voting

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