Florida Politics reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis is a distant second in a South Carolina poll, far behind front runner Donald Trump when it comes to the preference of Palmetto State Republicans.
The survey includes a pair of home state hopefuls. One was former Gov. Nikki Haley, who officially entered the 2024 presidential race this week. The other is U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, who is mulling a potential run.
DeSantis’ 22% was closer to Haley’s 16.4% than to Trump’s 35%, an indication that DeSantis and Haley are splitting the anti-Trump constituency.
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South Carolina slump for @RonDeSantisFL, as @RealDonaldTrump leads by double digits in fresh Palmetto State polling
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