DeSantis Trails Trump by 13 Points Among GOP Voters
Most voters view Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis favorably, but if he decides to enter the 2024 presidential race, he would face an uphill battle for the Republican nomination against former President Donald Trump.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable impression of DeSantis, including 33% who have a Very Favorable opinion of the Florida governor. Forty-one percent (41%) view DeSantis unfavorably, including 31% with a Very Unfavorable impression of him. These findings haven’t changed much since last April. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 8-9 and 12, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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