Public Policy Polling released a new poll of prospective Florida voters Thursday night. The results of the first survey since the state’s former governor, Jeb Bush, dropped out of the race are mostly in line with previous findings: Donald Trump maintains his stubby-fingered stranglehold on the Republican field, earning the support of 45 percent of voters. Marco Rubio, whose home-state approval pollsters say has “cratered,” gets 25 percent. Ted Cruz, John Kasich and Ben Carson bring up the rear with ten, eight and five percent, respectively. No big surprises there.
More interestingly, there seems to be a robust Sunshine State debate over whether Ted Cruz is the infamous Zodiac Killer. Asked, point blank, “Do you think Ted Cruz is the Zodiac Killer, or not?” ten percent of voters said they think he is, and 28 percent said they were not sure. About two-thirds of voters expressed confidence that the Texas senator is not the serial killer who terrorized Northern California in the Sixties and Seventies, killing as many as 37 people.
Floridians aren’t alone in their confusion on this topic; one of the top search terms associated with the phrase “Is Ted Cruz…” is “Is Ted Cruz the Zodiac Killer?”
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