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Election Concludes, Drama Begins & Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana, Now What? — #11

Bonnie Zerr

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

This week, we conclude our coverage of the 2016 elections. We look at what went wrong with the polls in predicting a president; Florida legalizes medical marijuana; and our listeners share their Election Day anxiety.

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Orange Park Senator Foresees ‘Smooth’ Implementation Of Amendment 2

Florida voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the state’s constitution expanding the availability of medical marijuana.

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Michael Binder (left), Public Opinion Research Lab director at the University of North Florida, and Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect.

Binder Says Polls Were More Accurate Than Being Portrayed

After election night pollsters around the county nearly all predicted Hillary Clinton would beat Donald Trump, Trump, who spent the final weeks of his campaign telling his supporters the polls were wrong, n the end was proven correct.

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Duval Trump, Rubio Supporters Celebrate In Downtown Jacksonville

Duval County Republicans celebrate victories of Republican Senator Marco Rubio and President-elect Donald Trump.

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's Support Among Young Voters Lags In Florida

Young people didn't show up to vote for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the numbers her campaign expected, according to exit polls of millennial voters.

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Digital Content Editor Vince Kong can be reached at, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter @teamvincek