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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The Summer Olympic Games in Florida?

Jimmy Patronis, Florida’s chief financial officer, says the state would be a good option.

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He has sent a letter to the Olympic Committee in Switzerland asking them to consider the move if Japan decides to cancel July’s summer games.

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Patronis said he has already looked at venues in Miami, Tampa and Orlando.

He also added how the super bowl is in Florida again, following a successful super bowl in Miami just a year ago.

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In a recent poll, 80% of respondents do not want the Olympics held in Japan this summer. Team