Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would beat former President Donald Trump in a hypothetical one-on-one matchup for the 2024 Republican nomination, GOP voters said in a new poll released Thursday. DeSantisis widely considered Trump’s main competition in the GOP’s race for the White House, even as he has yet to announce any plans for a presidential bid.
That hype was echoed in the survey from Monmouth University: In a hypothetical head-to-head fight, 53% of Republican voters said they would pick DeSantis, versus 40% for Trump. DeSantis comes out on top among nearly every major voting bloc in the party with the exception of respondents earning less than $50,000 a year and those age 65 or older.
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