Central Florida - Central Florida: The Politics of Growth...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Central Florida: The Politics of Growth and Change Counties: Brevard, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, Volusia Newspapers: Orlando Sentinel, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Florida Today 2.6 million people; 16.5% of state’s population Party registration: book- 42.5% Rep, 39.7% Dem, 17.8% NPA 08 Registration: 37.5% Rep, 39% Dem, 22.6% NPA Demographics: 81.6% white, 8.1% black, 5.8% Hispanic Votes Republican, 08 for Obama (bc he carried Obama), Swing Region Politics of growth and change: tourism, economic growth, education, transportation, environment, and taxes 3 rd largest media market after Miami and Tampa Bay Brevard: second largest county, NASA, Port Canaveral, lowest growth rate, drinking water is a major concern, cruises to nowhere, Republican Lake: least diverse, struggled to cope with rapid population growth, Republican Marion: similar to panhandle counties in politics, dominated by Ocala Sumter: smallest county, similar to panhandle counties in politics
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course POS 3182 taught by Professor Jewett during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Florida.

Page1 / 2

Central Florida - Central Florida: The Politics of Growth...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online