According to the RealClearPolitics portal, which collects polling data, DeSantis has The average is below 20% (19.9%), while former President Donald Trump is 36.1 points ahead at 56% Regarding DeSantis, who finished second despite poor results.
The Florida governor is followed by former President Mike Pence with 5.9% voting intent, former governor and former ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (4.3%), businessman Vivek Ramaswamy (3.5%) and former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson (1.1%) . ,
Of these, only Trump, Haley, Ramaswamy and Hutchinson have formalized their candidacies.
governor of florida may be the next to register as a candidate, as reported on Thursday by various media. It could be next week, when he plans an event with his campaign donors, where an official announcement will take place.
The Florida politics outlet said Jacksonville-born DeSantis is expected to file with the registry and then officially launch his campaign in Dunedin, the Florida Gulf Coast city where he grew up.
Yet even with his poor numbers against Trump in the primaries, an average of polls conducted by RealClear Politcs into next year’s presidential election gives DeSantis a slight lead of 0.5 points over Democratic President Joe Biden, who has already announced That he will contest again. Election in 2024.
Biden will get 42% and DeSantis will get 42.5% support. If Trump were the Republican nominee, he would have a one-point lead over Biden (43.8% vs. 42.8%).