The Florida Primary: Who Voted and Why

Mar 15, 2016

South Florida voters shared their thoughts, voiced their opinions and told us which candidates they voted for in the Florida primary election. Listen to them talk about why. 

Edward Hannaway, voted for Bernie Sanders

"If the guy was a street sweeper I'd vote for him."

Edward Hannaway outside of Miami Beach City Hall
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Linda Lane, voted for Hillary Clinton

"Probably everything that's opposite of what the Republicans stand for."

Linda Lane outside of the North Shore Branch Library
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Elise Marilles, voted for Bernie Sanders

"We need to change a lot of things and Bernie Sanders can bring that change for us."

Elise Miralles at the Coral Reef Branch Library
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Steve Aldred, voted for Bernie Sanders

"He's not a politician, he's a good person."

Steve Alders outside of the Hollywood Branch Library
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Randy Rodriguez, voted for Donald Trump

"I think he could bring in a lot of voters to the Republican side."

Randy Rodriguez outside of the Hollywood Branch Library
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Gisela Prieto, voted for Marco Rubio

"We need someone who cares for this country."

Gisela Prieto outside of the West Dade Regional Library
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Brenda J. Williams, voted for Hillary Clinton

"Always, forever, die hard Democrat."

Brenda J, Williams outside of the Hollywood Branch library.
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Albert Rivera, voted for Bernie Sanders

"Today I'm making the effort, it's my first primary ever."

Albert Rivera outside of the Coral Reef Library
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Emily Friedman, voted for Hillary Clinton

"The rich are getting richer, how rich do you need to be?"

Emily Friedman outside of the Kendall Library
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Danny Bower, voted for Donald Trump

"Kind of just sick of politics as it is."

Danny Bower outside of Miami Beach City Hall
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Joan Block, voted for Bernie Sanders

"It costs less to educate than it does to incarcerate."

Joan Block outside of the West Dade Regional Library
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Isabel Vizcarra, voted for Bernie Sanders

"I think his lack of popularity is due to saying things people don't want to hear."

Isabel Vizcarra outside of the Coral Reef Branch Library
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Constanza Morales, voted for Hillary Clinton

"I think it's time for a woman to be our president and lead our country."

Constanza Morales outside of the Kendall Library
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