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All right well love the Florida primary is tomorrow and you might know that in this battleground state of third of Florida voters are over the age of 65 they are seniors.
And helpless the figure out how -- candidates according older primary voters Al Butler is here is the chairman of the Sumter County Republicans welcome now.
Glad to be here we'll look at how the voting goes so far I mean it's obviously voting but how what is your read on -- Florida so far for the primary tomorrow.
Well I'd say didn't I -- pretty much what you're seeing in the polls.
Romney appears to be ahead by double digits.
We we had a poll.
Last week that -- -- and debate.
That showed him to have sixteen point lead in the villages now how reflective of that the whole county -- I don't know.
In terms of the issues because one of the things that it's.
That we read is that the candidates are talking too much about senior issue which is Medicare and Social Security.
Are you hearing that voters are concerned about that are concerned that they're not talking about those issues too much.
No I haven't heard that that level of concern I I think the that was the real concern.
Voters seniors in our area is.
You know who's better -- most electable.
Okay that as a representative for the Republican Party.
And there's a real debate between.
I think Romney who.
Has all the appearance of being electable and the question on him is -- -- how conservative is he really and will he.
Make this kind of changes that he's talking to.
On the other hand.
You know people are really enamored by Gingrich and his ideas and they know.
He's a real conservative but they question.
-- whether or not he's he's really electable.
-- you could say one thing that's really most on the minds of Florida voters ahead of this primary well would -- be.
I say the economy.
The economy in the direction of the country.
People are very very unsettled with where we're going on how we're gonna pay for these deficits and what impacts may come to.
Both Social Security Medicare and things like that so.
Their pocketbook issues jobs and and just the that the future of the country.
Kyle I thank you so much Al Butler chairman of a -- county Republicans.
Thank you very much.
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