Even in Florida, Trump leads DeSantis by 39 points

By Jen Krausz on
 November 20, 2023

A new University of North Florida poll of voters in the Sunshine State shows former President Donald Trump with a commanding lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

60% of voters in the poll said they plan to vote for Trump, while 21% supported DeSantis.

All the other candidates were in the single digits in the poll.

A head-to-head matchup between Trump and DeSantis did not fare much better, with Trump getting 59% and DeSantis 29%.

'Despite historically high approval in the polls, Governor DeSantis losing steam in his home state doesn't bode well for his national campaign,' polling director Dr. Michael Binder said.

A significant majority of voters, 71%, also said that Trump was only exercising his rights when he challenged the 2020 election.