November 8, 2021

For Immediate Release:

According to 532 likely Florida Congressional District 1 voters, political newcomer Rebekah Jones trails Congressman Matt Gaetz by 7.9% with 24.4% being undecided. Actually Jones leads Gaetz in 2 counties, as of this point in time.  Additionally, when looking at the study, you will a 30% drop in Gaetz’s favorability taking him to 49% with his unfavorable at 30%. When taking an overall look at this study, you will see that Gaetz is vulnerable in a seat where he was once thought of as unbeatable.

 Now, if the election were held today between Rebekah Jones and three term incumbent Matt Gaetz; who would you choose?
Responses: 532Total Overall %
 1. Rebekah Jones180 33.8%
 2. Matt Gaetz222 41.7%
 3. Undecided130 24.4%

Here we conducted a Q-Score to see the stance of Gaetz.  Having polled Gaetz numerous times in the past 2 years, this is the lowest number for favorable we have seen.  Here we have him with 49.6% favorable.  That is a 30% drop from where he was in June.  That is very significant.

Next, what is your opinion of Congressman Matt Gaetz? Your choices are I do not know him, very favorable, favorable, unfavorable, very unfavorable, or no opinion.
Responses: 532Total Overall %
 1. For I do not know who he/she is28 5.3%
 2. Very Favorable122 22.9%
 3. Favorable142 26.7%
 4. unfavorable 60 11.3%
 5. Very Unfavorable 100 18.8%
 6. Undecided80 15.0%


The persons sampled were Florida likely voters in the Florida First Congressional District with a voting score of 100% for the primary and general election cycles. The voters called were those with cell phones and landlines using Live Operators during the hours of 1PM to 8PM October 8-28, 2021. The Margin of Error for this study is +/- 4.25% with a confidence level of 95%.  


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