DeSantis closes the gap to Trump as the Republican nominee in the upcoming election

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is narrowing the lead over former President Donald Trump in terms of the number of his supporters as a potential candidate in the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential election.

Data from the Harvard CAPS-Harris survey was released by the publication on Monday, according to Ukrinform The hill.

Currently, Florida’s governor position in the hypothetical 2024 primaries has improved 11 points to 28% since early October.

Trump’s support fell 9 points to 46%. While Trump still has an ambiguous lead over DeSantis, the poll shows the ex-president is weakening.

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Overall, 44% of voters support Trump, while nearly half – 49% – have a negative attitude towards him.

Trump announced last week that he would again seek Republican agreement to nominate him in 2024.

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Although the Republican Party won a narrow majority in the House of Representatives in this month’s midterm elections, it failed to regain control of the Senate and several Trump-backed candidates have lost races.


By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at