Republican turnout rises in traditionally blue Miami-Dade
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In an extraordinary sign of trouble for Democrats and bodes well for the GOP in Florida ahead of Election Day, the number of registered Republicans voting in Miami-Dade County surpassed Democrats on Wednesday — a day after President Joe Biden visited the area during an election campaign.
Florida’s most populous county, Miami-Dade – with more than 1.5 million registered voters – is a Democratic stronghold along the state’s Gold Coast along with the largely blue counties of Broward and Palm Beach. for a generation. They had provided a bulwark of reliable Democratic votes against Florida’s less populated Republican counties, including most of the Panhandle and the Southwest Coast.