The Statewide Florida survey was conducted by PORL Wednesday, Oct. 11, through Tuesday, Oct.17, by live callers via the telephone, and calls were made from 5 to 9 p.m. daily.The sample of phone numbers was created through the voter file provided by Florida's Division of Elections. Overall, there were 838 completed surveys of Florida registered voters, 18 years of age or older. Of those, 834 had enough demographic data needed for weighting. The margin of sampling error for the total sample is +/- 3.39 percentage points with a response rate of 16 percent (response rate 4 was used form the American Association of Public Opinion Research, AAPOR). The breakdown of completed responses on a landline phone to a cell phone was 14 to 85 percent, with 1 percent refusal.
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The total sample was then weighted by partisan registration, sex, race, age and education. Education weights were created from the 2016 American Community Survey. Partisan registration, sex, race and age weights were created from the September 2017 update of the Florida voter file to match the active registered voters in Florida. These demographic characteristics were pulled from the voter file list.
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