Florida's Puerto Ricans strongly favor Clinton: poll

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledges the crowd at a campaign rally in HarrisburgBy Luciana Lopez NEW YORK (Reuters) – Florida’s rapidly growing Puerto Rican population heavily favors Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race, according to a poll released on Wednesday by groups with links to the Democrats. Seventy-four percent of Puerto Ricans now registered to vote in Florida said they would likely pick Clinton in the Nov. 8 election, versus 17 percent for Trump, according to the poll from the Center for American Progress Action Fund and Latino Decisions.

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