The state played a pivotal role in the 2000 election, when out of more than 5.8 million ballots Bush beat Gore by just 500 votes.
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The Florida result if Trump would win would be a huge boost for the Republican candidate, whose hopes of winning the election would have effectively been over if he failed to capture the southern state, which carries 29 crucial electoral college votes.
Obama won here by just 0.9 percentage points in 2012 – but it was enough to walk away with all 29 electoral college votes.