Former President Donald Trump leads Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, a potential GOP opponent in 2024, in three recent polls. In two of three surveys,
A new Emerson College survey indicates that Trump leads DeSantis by 26 points.
The poll indicates that 55 percent of Republicans back Trump. This is a substantial advantage over DeSantis, who received 29 percent support.
In the Emerson survey, no other Republican garnered double-digit support.
On his Truth Social platform, Trump responded to the results of the survey.
“Despite the Fake News, which is out in full force, and our weaponized and corrupt legal system, the people get it!” Trump posted.
55% of respondents anticipate Donald Trump will be the Republican Party nominee. DeSantis, whose reputation surged with his re-election victory in November, has not stated if he would run for president in 2024.
The Emerson College survey revealed that Trump leads President Joe Biden 44% to 41%. Biden led Trump 45 percent to 41 percent in November. In a battle between Biden and DeSantis, Biden won 40 percent to 39 percent.
The Emerson College survey of 1,105 registered voters, with a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points, was conducted between January 19 and January 23.
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According to a recent survey by Morning Consult, Trump has the backing of 49 percent of Republican voters, far more than DeSantis’s 30 percent. The 19-point gap is an increase of eight points from January’s beginning.
The Morning Consult survey, however, indicated that Biden led Trump by 44 percent to 41 percent, while DeSantis led Biden by 43 percent to 41 percent.
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The poll was conducted among more than 6,000 registered voters between Jan. 20 and Jan. 22 with a margin of error of one percentage point.
A Harvard CAPs / Harris poll, which did not publish its margin of error, put Trump’s support among Republicans at 48 percent against 28 percent for DeSantis. CONTINUE READING…