Donald Trump campaign: Don’t let “the establishment” steal Florida primary


The director of Donald Trump‘s Florida campaign is warning his supporters not to let “the Establishment steal the Florida Primary Election” from Trump.

“If you are interesting in being a Poll Watcher for the Donald J. Trump for President Inc. Campaign, the deadline is fast approaching for many of our Early Voting Counties,” a Thursday e-blast said.

Noting that the March 15 Florida primary is just 27 days away, the campaign also points out that 25,000 Republicans have already voted in the state, with 850,000 GOP absentee ballots requested so far.

The campaign cites the robust number of independents or NPA voters across Florida switching to a GOP affiliation by this week’s deadline, although no data is provided tying that trend to Trump’s candidacy.

As other analysts have observed, Trump, of all the candidates in the field, may have the biggest stake in getting non-Republicans in Florida registered for the March winner-take-all primary.

Melissa Ross

In addition to her work writing for Florida Politics, Melissa Ross also hosts and produces WJCT’s First Coast Connect, the Jacksonville NPR/PBS station’s flagship local call-in public affairs radio program. The show has won four national awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI). First Coast Connect was also recognized in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 as Best Local Radio Show by Folio Weekly’s “Best Of Jax” Readers Poll and Melissa has also been recognized as Folio Weekly’s Best Local Radio Personality. As executive producer of The 904: Shadow on the Sunshine State, Melissa and WJCT received an Emmy in the “Documentary” category at the 2011 Suncoast Emmy Awards. The 904 examined Jacksonville’s status as Florida’s murder capital. During her years in broadcast television, Melissa picked up three additional Emmys for news and feature reporting. Melissa came to WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. Married with two children, Melissa is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism/Communications. She can be reached at [email protected]


  • Tom Iorio

    March 11, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    As I drive around Pinellas County Fl. all I see are Rubio and Cruz yard,road signs, not one Trump sign! I don’t get it

  • Charles Collom

    June 11, 2016 at 8:10 am

    Are there any trump campaign offices in St Petersburg Fl

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