WASHINGTON (AP) — Early results from an exit poll of voters in Florida's Republican presidential primary show the pain of the weak economy and divisions over what to do about illegal immigration.
More than 8 in 10 said Tuesday that they're either holding steady financially or falling behind. Half say home foreclosures are a major problem in their community, and around 6 in 10 consider the economy the issue that most mattered in choosing a candidate.
Nearly 4 in 10 voters say illegal immigrants should be allowed to apply for citizenship. The rest are about evenly divided between wanting to let them stay as temporary workers or deporting them to their home country.
Nearly 4 in 10 are over age 65. And around 7 in 10 consider themselves conservative.
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