Shock poll: Charlie Crist leads Ron DeSantis amid COVID-19 surge

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It's the first time Crist has gained the lead over the incumbent Republican.

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist narrowly leads Gov. Ron DeSantis in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, according to the latest survey from St. Pete Polls.

The results come as DeSantis continues to face criticism for his COVID-19 response amid a major surge in cases and hospitalizations that is making Florida the epicenter of the pandemic.

While his lead is barely within the poll’s 1.6% margin of error, 45% of respondents indicated they’d vote for Crist, a Democrat who formerly served as Governor as a Republican, while just 44% said they’d cast a ballot for DeSantis. Another 11% are still undecided.

That’s a big step up for Crist who, in previous polls, was trailing DeSantis by as much as double digits.

A previous St. Pete Polls survey taken in late May found Crist in a much weaker position. Asked about Crist’s chances of beating DeSantis at the time, about 30% of voters gave the Congressman better than even odds to unseat the Republican incumbent. Another 38% gave him a 50/50 chance of winning, while 27% saw only a small chance of victory for Crist.

The poll also confirms previous ones showing Crist likely has a better shot at unseating the Republican Governor than his Democratic opposition, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried.

In the same St. Pete Polls survey, Fried received 42% support while DeSantis came in at 45% with 13% of respondents still undecided. That’s outside the poll’s margin of error, but far better than Fried has performed in previous polls.

Crist’s boost is carried largely by independent voters. Of those, 46% prefer Crist while just 40% would vote for DeSantis. Crist also performs well among White voters, even if DeSantis still has that bloc cornered, with 40% indicating support for the Democrat compared to 51.5% for DeSantis. But Crist is carrying a giant chunk of the Black vote against DeSantis, with 68% support to the incumbent’s 16%.

Crist also leads among both men and women, at 46% to 45% among men and 44% to 43% among women.

Broken down by age, Crist performs best among the youngest voters, those age 18-29, at 50% support, 10 points ahead of DeSantis. DeSantis doesn’t hit that 50% threshold among any age demographic, even within his strongest showing among the 70 and up bloc at 49% support. That’s the only age demographic in which DeSantis leads Crist.

Perhaps surprisingly, Crist trails DeSantis in his home media market in the Tampa Bay area, with DeSantis pulling 47% support to Crist’s 45%. DeSantis also leads in the Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, and Jacksonville markets, all in north Florida, a typical Republican stronghold. His strongest performance is in the Panama City market, with 73% support.

Crist, meanwhile, is carrying much of South Florida, with 51% support in West Palm Beach and 57.5% in Miami. DeSantis carries Southwest Florida with 53% support in the Fort Myers area, another Republican stronghold.

Central Florida shows Crist with an edge in the college town of Gainesville and in a statistical tie with DeSantis in the Orlando market.

Comparing Crist’s performance in the latest poll to Fried’s shows she is failing to capture independent voters and is capturing fewer Republican voters. Among independents, Fried is tied with DeSantis at 41% and she claims just 17% support among Republicans, nearly three points less than Crist.

The poll is the first look at the 2022 Governor’s race since Florida’s COVID-19 case numbers began to skyrocket, shattering records set last summer in both daily new cases and hospitalizations. Friday alone saw 21,000 new cases of the virus reported. On Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 11,515 hospitalizations in a single day.

The St. Pete Polls survey reached 3,952 respondents over the phone.

Real Clear Politics and FiveThirtyEight include St. Pete Polls in their polling aggregations.

Janelle Irwin Taylor

Janelle Irwin Taylor has been a professional journalist covering local news and politics in Tampa Bay since 2003. Most recently, Janelle reported for the Tampa Bay Business Journal. She formerly served as senior reporter for WMNF News. Janelle has a lust for politics and policy. When she’s not bringing you the day’s news, you might find Janelle enjoying nature with her husband, children and two dogs. You can reach Janelle at [email protected].


  • Tom Palmer

    August 3, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    Let’s see whether this is susstainable

    • David

      August 6, 2021 at 10:19 am

      Florida public school alum?

  • Jason

    August 3, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    Your full of shit as Ron is doing a great job. The only way the other person could win is if election fraud happens again and yes I said it again.

    • Ed

      August 3, 2021 at 6:43 pm

      If you see the Stacey Abrams convoy headed south on I75 out of Atlanta in 2022, then watch out.

    • Rose

      August 4, 2021 at 9:37 am

      There was no election fraud anywhere. Didn’t you hear what AG Barr told the country before he was FIRED for telling the truth. DeSantis is a mini Trump who obviously is better educated. Remember this comment Floridians shouldn’t “monkey this up” by electing his black opponent to governor smacks of race baiting at its worst and lack of common sense at its best. All Trumpets must be voted out and return decency and common sense to our country .

      • Anita Desjardins

        August 4, 2021 at 3:46 pm

        Yes! I agree with you Rose.. I am so exhausted with anything and everything Trump..

        • Alex

          August 4, 2021 at 3:56 pm

          Yep, it’s more difficult to tell the truth than how the GOP and it’s membership tells a massive amount of blatant lies over and over.

        • Troy Wheeler

          August 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm

          Go back north , all you northerners are flocking to Fla, Texas and Tennessee to escape your democratic governed states to indulge in the freedoms of red states , go back you won’t be missed

          • Jerry

            August 5, 2021 at 1:19 am

            With all the dead fish and red tide thanks to the freedoms of corporations that are destroying your state, it is a wonder anyone moves there. It is heading toward a trash heap.

          • James Kropff

            August 10, 2021 at 1:43 pm

            You’re full of shit , the yankees are the ones turning this state red

        • A Person

          August 4, 2021 at 8:05 pm

          Congrats you just proved you are a moron.

      • BeckiGuillory

        August 4, 2021 at 6:41 pm

        Barr couldn’t have known that!

      • Saunders

        August 5, 2021 at 2:13 pm

        You’re an idiot and your comment shows!

      • Rachel S Herman

        August 7, 2021 at 11:20 am

        You got it right Rose! Tired of the lying cheating Republicans and I know some personally as I once worked for the Republican Party many years ago. They have not changed much, just more vocal and lies blatantly now, and admits it even!! And they have followers, makes you wonder where the ‘crazy’ comes from!

    • Tom Palmer

      August 4, 2021 at 9:51 am

      The only election fraud in Florida last time was engineered by the GOP in Dade and Seminole county legislative races

      • A Person

        August 4, 2021 at 8:06 pm

        You might wanna look that up again the most recent was widespread documented democratic fraud in 8 counties. Wanna try again or leave that lie up??

    • Herb Bruce

      August 5, 2021 at 12:24 am

      Tired of DeSantis. No class. No leadership.

    • Jose

      August 5, 2021 at 8:06 am

      *You’re. No he’s not doing a great job which is why he’s trailing in the polls now. How can that be election fraud when there’s no election for quite a while?

    • cait D

      August 5, 2021 at 1:54 pm

      No he is not. He only cares about his wealthy contributors. DeSantis is a DeSaster.

    • Jeffrey C Dunn

      August 5, 2021 at 3:51 pm

      You mean “fictional fraud” for the ignorant… you for instance.

    • C CLARKE

      August 6, 2021 at 4:14 pm

      Agreed Crist is a walking Satan .If he ever got in Florida will be just like ny…God help us!!!

  • Ocean Joe

    August 3, 2021 at 6:51 pm

    Jason, Ms. Taylor didn’t conduct the poll, she just reported on it.
    The only thing she is full of is information you don’t want to hear.
    Only 35% of Florida voters are Republicans, some of those are Never Trumpers. So, yes, there actually is a way the other person could win.
    The poll results follow a question on masks, and is obviously a backlash. The issue will fade, especially if school goes well, but it does smell like a wake up call for America’s governor. Of alarm to him should be the Independents response to the mask question.
    Our children are not to be used as pawns for anybody.

    • Sharon

      August 3, 2021 at 10:34 pm

      But the kids ARE being used as pawns. The mask debate as well as the vaccination lie is once again being used by democrats for political expediency. How do I know this? Just take a look at the border where thousands are allowed in WITHOUT vaccinations, many without masks but according to the “joke” in the White House and the CDC, somehow these migrants get excused. People are waking up to this nonsense and they better. As for Crist, he’s a shill for whichever political party he thinks will work for him. He’s been a Democrat, Republican, and Independent. He has NO core values, never did.

      • Janice

        August 5, 2021 at 10:00 pm

        As most of my life was spent in Texas as a Republican raised in the Midwest, I was rudely informed by the new Tea Party I was not welcome. I just sat there watching the party I loved change into a very hateful group of people. Now I live in Florida and I think Ron DeSantis is showing signs of an early 40’s male meltdown. Crist is a grown up but I will do research before I get behind him. Getting my vaccine as a senior was a nightmare for me as it was for many of my neighbors. I live in a great place but not quite rich enough for the governor to pay special favors. He’s a wannabe in my opinion. I will never vote for him.

        • Rachel

          August 7, 2021 at 11:28 am

          You got that right about Republicans. As I stated to Rose, I use to work for the Republican Party years ago, they were lairs then, but now, they blattenly lie and admit it. Trumpsters are the worst. They are obviously only after your money (in relationship to your experience in getting the vaccine), there was an incident of that in Fl!

          • Alex

            August 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm

            I was a young idealistic Republican who voted for Reagan twice, and he came on TV and told the nation he didn’t trade arms to Iran for the hostages, then the truth came out, he came back on TV, and admitted he did with some BS about how it didn’t “feel” wrong.
            I expected Republicans to bash him and demand he resign, but they acted like nothing happened.

            I spent the next year or so thinking hard and re-looking at everything I believed and realized I had only become a Republican because of my family and their friends, and because it was what I was expected to do.
            I switched parties not long after. I now frequently realize I made the right choice as the Republican party descends further into conspiracy theories, lies, irrational decision making, and barely veiled hatred.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 8:42 am

      So typical of extremists.
      So by saying parents make choice, the kids are pawns. How extreme can this get. Joe and Sharon you and others need to stop this extremism.
      It’s just untrue, this is a disservice.
      Fried shooters the Governors positions on masks and schools.

    • Becki

      August 4, 2021 at 6:48 pm

      Do not ever count Republicans out. We do not poll, early vote. Sounds like the Dems that fled Texas to the Hill. Only to be made fools of for not knowing the actual counts on voters. Be careful of how you come off. I am a very educated Trump supporter. Tired of illegal immigrants I’m my state with Covid. And Biden wondering why Covid is ramping up. But thank you for an update.

      • Alex

        August 4, 2021 at 7:05 pm

        “It’s all them furriners fault!”

        Yes do be careful how you come off next time.

        • Tom c

          August 5, 2021 at 6:25 pm

          Please stop talking your stupidity is showing

          • Alex

            August 6, 2021 at 12:13 am

            So show us credible evidence with links the immigrants are the ones spreading the virus.
            When you can’t you’ll know who the stupid one is.

    • A Person

      August 4, 2021 at 8:08 pm

      Obvious backlash? Okay so its fine when thousands pour in daily without being checked for covid, or vax nor are we even aware of where they go when they leave, but the kids need to wear a mask? You are def a liberal with that backwards logic son

      • Cait

        August 5, 2021 at 1:57 pm

        Just another lie told by the Conspiracy Theorists like QAnon and by Faux news. Too bad you fell for it. It is always easier to blame the other guy than acknowledge the real cause.

      • Ocean Joe

        August 7, 2021 at 5:56 pm

        I say it’s backlash because in May, Desantis was according to a Chamber poll of 609 respondents, 10 points ahead of Crist, and in August, the St Pete poll of about 4,000 shows a drop of about 12 points. Can you count…son?
        The ONLY major change in that period of time is (1) Florida is now a major hotspot; and (2) the ‘non-mask mandate’ mandate for schools.

    • C CLARKE

      August 6, 2021 at 4:23 pm

      Who said she conducted the poll ?? 35% of Florida voters are Republicans..Really?? Go TAKE A DUNK IN THE OCEAN AND RID THE BRAIN FREEZE..Alot more conservatives then you think and after Biden’s distruction of America watch!!!

  • Arthro

    August 3, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    Hahaha. This is BS mind control propaganda. Charlie is a slimeball. No way he leads America’s best Governor. No way. Was this an all Democrat voter poll?

    • Susie

      August 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm

      Had to be. He’s awesome and they know he’ll win again. Not contest.

    • C CLARKE

      August 6, 2021 at 4:26 pm

      Agreed- Slimeball is to nice for Cris

  • Terri

    August 3, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    They didn’t poll and Republicans, more fake news! Typical of Democrats! It’s what they want you to believe!

  • Charles

    August 3, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    Only in your dreams is this accurate. Desantis wins and wins big. Even Florida Politics trying to “drum up” excitement and donations can’t spin the truth other the quoting bogus polls.
    Next time how about a poll sample including more than Charlie Crist’s family members .

    • Zoraida VE

      August 6, 2021 at 1:34 pm

      Allow me to disagree, but DeSantis is not a big winner. He almost lost with Gillum, won for only around 32,000 votes. A percntage of less than 1 (0.4) and there was a recount due to the slim margin. So, there’s a big possiblity of him losing this time with Charlie Crist.

  • Andrew Finn

    August 3, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    Yahoo !!!!!! Best news I have read since the beginning of the pandemic. One can only hope that Charlie can stay ahead of the idiot into next year’s election. Even after being a life-long Republican voter, I will vote for anybody, and I mean ANYBODY, who runs against the Emperor DeSantis.

    • C CLARKE

      August 6, 2021 at 4:29 pm

      America is going down the drain because of stupidity and you just one the prize to adD you to the list!

  • Phil

    August 3, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    I’m an independent and supported DeSantis at first because he seemed to be governing down the middle. But his constant aggressive style of governing and contempt for the media is a huge turnoff. Just because you don’t like a question that is asked by a reporter doesn’t mean you have to turn into a HUGE DICK. We already had a dose of that style with Trump and you see where it got him — trounced in the general — because of independents like me! People are souring on this style of politics.

    • Kevin

      August 4, 2021 at 10:48 pm

      So Phil your concern is style not substance? Got it. You really do sound vacuous.

      • Alex

        August 6, 2021 at 5:12 pm

        If Republicans didn’t have lies and conspiracy theories (from a blog!), you’d have nothing to talk about.

        Sad how the once proud GOP has been overrun with lunatics and fools.

        • carol clarke

          August 12, 2021 at 11:48 pm

          If you got the vaccine like your lefy buddies said now listen and see what is happening if you can actually educate yourself
          remdesivir) is the first and only FDA-approved antiviral therapy proven to be safe and effective in the treatment of people hospitalized with COVID-19.
          It kills with covid!! See whats in the vaccine

          • Alex

            August 13, 2021 at 6:55 am

            Videos aren’t credible sweetie.

            You must be new to this, or you’re a Trumper.

      • Laura

        August 7, 2021 at 3:23 pm

        I just have to wonder where do you Republicans stand on freedom? You claim you want freedom but when it comes to a woman’s uterus or a gay person getting married suddenly freedom does not matter. You have no grasp of what is going on. We are headed toward becoming an autocratic society with voter suppression. What has happened to the normal Republican party before the religious right got involved? FYI Migrants crossing the border are not the ones spreading COVID. Those adults that are not vaccinated are responsible for the situation we are in.

        • Michael Collins

          August 9, 2021 at 5:04 am

          Look I’m from California, I’m also a die hard Christian, the Bible clearly says in deutoronomy and Leviticus that homosexuality is a sin and needs to be repented, as for abortion it actually talks about killing a child is a mortal sin. So I understand you don’t like the laws being made but our country was built around a Christian system. A system the democrats want to make illegal, and abolish the constitution, for something new. Our 13 colonies were created when settlers moved here because they were fighting for their religious freedoms and rights. Those freedoms and rights were put into constitution and Declaration of Independence. To make it more so, we have no right to change the word of god. Democrats want to make orthodox Christianity illegal, because it’s not inclusive to homosexuals and bisexuals and lgbtq, it’s not our place to change the Bible god had his prophets put the word down, he was writing the scripture thru them. His word goes above all of us, and that’s why I vote Republican not for trump, but because the Republican Party stands for freedom and liberty, and fights on gods behalf, democrats are willing to make the USA pull away from faith all together. And they wanna twist the Bible so lgbtq isn’t so offended. Sadly I was reading they wanna make orthodox Christianity illegal as well. Not sure if it’s true but if they do we are becoming more like China which is sad

        • Michael

          August 9, 2021 at 5:16 am

          Also gay marriages is a violation to the church as well. Because the church is Jesus “yeshua’s bride. To blatantly desecrate the church thru sin is a no no. One of the things I must say if gay people want marriage it can’t be through a Christian church, however the love thy neighbor line only comes to protecting others and standing against tyranny and defending the weak and helpless. Everyone is a child of god but morals play a huge role. Lgbtq is welcome to the church but they need to be cleansed physicall, mentally and spiritually and end the sinning or else they get damned. It says if you don’t truly believe in Jesus and god when you get baptized you become damned however if you truly trust in Jesus and god and believe in them truly when you get baptized you are saved and it’s through god and Jesus grace that allows us into heaven not works

  • Alex

    August 3, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    Will DeSantis try a Big Lie when he loses?

    • zhombre

      August 4, 2021 at 2:19 pm

      Like Stacy Abrams in Georgia? Or Hillary Clinton with the Russian collusion slander? LOL

      • Alex

        August 4, 2021 at 2:29 pm

        So you actually believe Trump is telling the truth when he says the election was stolen, and to avoid getting caught out in that lie you play some whataboutism, which in themselves are lies.

        I bet you also think the dossier started the investigation, and that it was the Democrats who began and ran it.

        • zhombre

          August 4, 2021 at 4:22 pm

          LOL. Do you refer to the Steele Dossier? I believe its provenance is well known and, even thought that dossier remains salacious and unverified, ie, scurrilous and false, it was the basis for surveillance and was, essentially, oppo research financed by the DNC and HRC. As for ‘whataboutism,’ I find that is what weak minds cry when confronted with ‘compare and contrast,’ a mental and rhetorical device I learned in high school but, apparently, you did not.

          • Alex

            August 4, 2021 at 4:54 pm

            So you have nothing.


        • zhombre

          August 4, 2021 at 4:23 pm

          And DeSantis will be re-elected.

          • Alex

            August 4, 2021 at 4:55 pm

            And Trump lost.


        • zhombre

          August 4, 2021 at 5:03 pm

          So you’re an asshole,, Alex. Bye.

          • Alex

            August 4, 2021 at 5:16 pm

            It was either that or you’d call me a commie and run away.

          • GoodFloridaMan

            August 5, 2021 at 9:35 am

            Poor Zhombre tried so hard here and just failed miserably. As all the Trumpers have done, he cries, whines and says whataboutisms with no factual basis, still believes Trump won after every Trump appointed Court in the US said otherwise, then calls someone a name and runs. A true coward like his golden calfs Trump and Desantis. The election wasn’t stolen Zhombre, you’re just a loser.

  • Teresa Wells

    August 3, 2021 at 11:14 pm

    DeSantis ahead in the Tallahassee market? Leon County is a Democratic stronghold along with neighboring Gadsden. Could you provide specific numbers for it please?

  • James S Moses

    August 4, 2021 at 6:52 am

    This is a St.Pete poll. That’s a very liberal Dem area. This doesn’t even hold water. Especially since I don’t recall being polled. And St. Pete is my neighbor city.

    • Bram

      August 4, 2021 at 8:41 am

      Typical response from someone who lacks the simple cognitive abilities to understand how polling works. SMH

      • Tom

        August 4, 2021 at 9:33 am

        Oh tell us Bram.
        Right, over sample by10 in with Dems South Florida. Pump it up in Miami. Under sample Repubs, and pull Repub leaning Dems, pull independent Dem leanings for over sample.
        Here u go. Typical.

        • Bram

          August 4, 2021 at 2:28 pm

          James said the poll was not good because he wasn’t called. That is a poor reason for dismissing the poll. Reading comprehension seems to be your problem.

  • Edward Lyle

    August 4, 2021 at 8:04 am


    The only earnest polls are the poles in stripclubs.

  • Sonja Fitch

    August 4, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Lol. Duffus Desantis is willingly slaughtering Floridians! Get out Desantis!

    • zhombre

      August 4, 2021 at 2:20 pm

      I think DeSantis is staying. You might consider relocating to Georgia. Or Illinois, California, New Jersey, or Hell. Places you might fit in.

      • GoodFloridaMan

        August 5, 2021 at 9:36 am

        Chill Zhombre. You’re trying too hard right now.


    August 4, 2021 at 10:52 am

    The poll was heavy in 3 most Liberal cities. No wonder! Charlie Crist is a loser! Will always be!

    • cait

      August 5, 2021 at 2:02 pm

      How do you know where the poll was taken? I can’t stand Crist, but compared to DeSatan, he is a saint.

      • cait

        August 5, 2021 at 2:08 pm

        I just checked, something you didn’t bother to do, the poll actually had more repubs than dems who responded, and the poll was conducted in 8 areas across the entire state.

    • cait

      August 5, 2021 at 2:07 pm

      I just checked, something you didn’t bother to do, the poll actually had more repubs than dems who responded, and the poll was conducted in 8 areas across the entire state.

  • Arthur Scheeder

    August 4, 2021 at 11:04 am

    Is Desantis a governer or is he firmly attached to a corrupt ex president.Thinks he is going to be vice president or god forbid president.He has no regard for anyone but himself.He doesn’t have a clue about covid. No masks in schools ?? Nice that he is willing to risk the lives of all these children.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 12:19 pm

      Go buy Hunters coloring books!
      U Demented. DeSantis up 10 on crispy, and 20 on freak fraud!

      • Bram

        August 4, 2021 at 2:34 pm

        Is English your first language? Serious question.

      • Chatanooga Choo Choo

        August 6, 2021 at 9:17 am

        Tommy, your English sounds like you are a Trump University grad that carries a “Trump Card” in his wallet next to the condom he never uses.

        • Tom

          August 6, 2021 at 3:53 pm

          You are an idiot.
          Trump, Trump, Trump
          You Manchurians need new material.

  • jccalhoun

    August 4, 2021 at 11:35 am

    Preposterous! Charlie Crist is an incompetent buffoon. If this is correct then the shift is due to too many socialistic yankees moving into Florida who have no memory or experience with Crist when he was in office.

  • Alex

    August 4, 2021 at 11:59 am

    It’s kind of cute how the ignorant DeSantis supporters show they’re ignorance about how scientific polls work.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 12:33 pm

      Oh tell us oh Manchurian Alex, please do. I saw this coming last week, with fake whipped up outrage. Are u kidding me. Fake head to head polls, fraud is still losing cause she’s so incompetent and crispy critters by a sliver. It’s totally a con. And then FP lowers itself by asking a fake Question. Really ?
      The Gov said a child can’t be forced by schools. He said parents can decide. Novel thought.
      All you Manchurians need to read and break the spell. My goodness.
      It’s a sandbag poll. Two hostile media outlets. Just for haters!

      • Alex

        August 4, 2021 at 1:22 pm

        The comment below was written for you.


    • Tom

      August 6, 2021 at 3:57 pm

      Foolish Alex, I was correct bout the St Pete sabotage poll as Florida chamber confirmed it today. It’s a run away for America’s Governor.

      • Alex

        August 6, 2021 at 5:02 pm

        Still butthurt because I proved you’re a liar?

  • Alex

    August 4, 2021 at 1:04 pm

    So you’re a militant know nothing who blames the media/experts/science/the educated/the well read for all of your problems.

    Par for the course in GOP la la land.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 1:34 pm

      LMAO, ignorance and stupidity is a unique prize, you earn both. Saw this coming last week, whipped up self righteous liberal scream. You all are talking points ManchuriaMe. What science, kids don’t suffer Covid, masks are optimal by parent. useThat’s science. Those two polls are hostile haters like you and your tribe here.
      Florida proved Cali & N Y had no clue. What Cocoon u in? what science,? 20,000 Leagues below the earth?
      Right, just an arrogant full of himself elite libtard! Go get new talking points.
      DeSantis by 10 Nov/22. Read it and weep. Fraud has adopted his no masks and none forKids. Sold you tardz out. Such a joke.
      But Alex knows. LMAO

      • Alex

        August 4, 2021 at 2:08 pm

        Fascinating the BS you believe.
        Cali has a lower covid death rate, and is now not experiencing anything like the surge here.
        NY is obvious why if you had any clue about how the virus is transmitted. Close quarters ring a bell?
        And all you guys have about Fauci is lies;
        You hate him because he stood right next to Trump, told the truth, and became so popular he couldn’t fire him.
        You’re an angry know nothing who believes lies, and loves to display your ignorance publicly.
        Par for the course in GOP la la land.

        • Tom

          August 6, 2021 at 4:24 pm

          Amazing how you degenerate Dems go to the curb! But that’s where you live. Soros bots. Wah,Wah, Wah

          • Alex

            August 6, 2021 at 5:07 pm

            You’ve got nothing, again.

            Poor lil fella.

  • Alex

    August 4, 2021 at 2:03 pm

    Fascinating the BS you believe.
    Cali has a lower covid death rate, and is now not experiencing anything like the surge here.
    NY is obvious why if you had any clue about how the virus is transmitted. Close quarters ring a bell?
    And all you guys have about Fauci is lies;
    You hate him because he stood right next to Trump, told the truth, and became so popular he couldn’t fire him.
    You’re an angry know nothing who believes lies, and loves to display your ignorance publicly.
    Par for the course in GOP la la land.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 3:11 pm

      You need serious help.
      You have Covid brain fatigue, regrettably. California was locked down for 14 months, decimated. People starving, hungry in streets. Theft everywhere. Really that’s your best example oh arrogant one. Kids off.
      NY was led by a predator, still can’t recover. He was pleading for businesses to return. He was POTUS’s AG candidate. You believe your Manchurian lies. Red Sonja must be your teacher. LMAO. Both polls are con a con. It’s called sandbagging. Just like you.

      • Alex

        August 4, 2021 at 3:28 pm


        Tell you what.

        You prove Cali was decimated.

        Credible links only please.

        Facts talk, liars walk.

        I’m ignoring the rest of your irrelevant emotional babble.

        • Tom

          August 4, 2021 at 6:22 pm

          You are ignorant.
          Anyone with half a brain knows Cali is a disaster. Typical arrogant aristocrat.
          Spare us your holier than though.

          • Alex

            August 4, 2021 at 6:33 pm

            Ah the “everybody knows that” proof.


            Thank you for the entertainment.

          • Tom

            August 4, 2021 at 7:29 pm

            You Dems love to dish it out, but you can’t take it. Cali lost population. No state can compare to them.
            Florida has held its own, middle of the pac compared to all 50 states. Ranked 25, 27 or so. Doesn’t matter, you tards don’t accept anything but your own B.S.

          • Alex

            August 4, 2021 at 8:45 pm

            Cali is very expensive to live in, not because of liberal policies, but for a very simple reason Fox never mentions;
            Lots of people want to live there and are willing to pay more to do it because it’s beautiful, nice weather, beaches, mountains, deserts all within short driving distance. It’s called supply and demand.

            Oh, and it’s also the #1 producer of $GDP in the US, so it’s a business paradise.

            And the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif metro area is the #1 destination for folks moving recently. Fact, not Fox noise.


            Thank you for giving me the opportunity to educate you again.

          • Tom

            August 5, 2021 at 8:06 am

            You are ignorant Alex, but we have established that. Cali has been overrun with illegals since the early 90’s. California actually lost a congressional district this year, Over a million in population you fool. First time in state’s history. I’ve resided in Cali, I know the state and how expensive it is. Working people have fled Cali cause of the liberal extremism. Crime is out of control. Fact.
            Go sit In your liberal Soros-Manchurian cocoon. I enjoy stepping on idiots like you. You and your ilk offer nothing. All of your policies are falling apart. 30 to 40 Net U.S. House flip coming, America’s Gov will be re-elected easily. Enjoy.

          • GoodFloridaMan

            August 5, 2021 at 9:39 am

            Hi Tom. Clearly you are too ignorant to do your own research, so just like all of your teachers had to do for you your entire life, here is the data spoonfed to you showing that California had more economic growth than any state in the USA. Thanks for coming out.

          • Alex

            August 5, 2021 at 10:56 am


            We’ve already established you’re a liar.

            Babbling more nonsense won’t fix it.

  • Steve Cox

    August 4, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    Alex your link to Political says Rubio lied. Fauci was telling the truth. ??

    • Alex

      August 4, 2021 at 3:35 pm

      I guess you didn’t actually read it.

  • martin

    August 4, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    News Flash: Hillary far ahead in all Polls!

  • Clyde

    August 4, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    DeSantis has always wanted to be the next Trump. Now he has the (dis)approval ratings to match.

    • Tom

      August 4, 2021 at 7:24 pm

      Fool hardy you area

  • Maria gonzalez

    August 4, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Keep dreaming and creating biased meaningless polls. Florida stands with the freedom fighter De Santis. Love himChris is a major flop hypocrite typical politician video private federal national security

    • Cliff Gephart

      August 5, 2021 at 5:16 pm

      “Freedom Fighter”
      You people are freaking hilarious. We currently lead the country in Covid and it’s not even close. Having a tube shoved down your throat to keep you alive isn’t freedom.

      • Tom

        August 6, 2021 at 11:51 pm

        You are ignorant but that’s how you roll.

        • Alex

          August 7, 2021 at 12:19 am

          Poor Tom.

          Thinks lying and babbling meaningless nonsense like above is somehow making a point.

          It’s like watching a petulant 5-year-old who had his crayons taken away.

  • Cliff Gephart

    August 5, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    Ron DeSantis is a bioterrorist.

  • Archibald Maximillian Hartwick III

    August 5, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    DeSantis is done in Florida.

    This idiot Governor narrowly beat Andrew Gillum by 0.4% percentage points. Think about that for a second. A black, bisexual guy with a drug problem almost beat him in Southern Red State. And that was before DeSantis decided to institute policies to kill of his base, went to war with the tourism and cruise industries, and before America soundly rejected Trumpism in 2020.

    DeSantis is an idiot and he’s done. Good riddance.

    • Tom

      August 6, 2021 at 4:08 pm

      Archibald LMAO, & Cliff.
      You dumb ass cocoon manchurians can’t break out of the bubble. No one said comparing Calis economy to any State. No comparison. Being ignorant And stupid is a unique combo. You all
      Pass. DeSantis is a whiz kid and will whiz on all you Manchurians on Nov/22.

  • David

    August 5, 2021 at 7:02 pm

    Alex …. Is your real name Karen?

    • Tom

      August 6, 2021 at 11:52 pm

      No he responds to “Bitch”
      Really low end.

      • Alex

        August 7, 2021 at 12:03 am


        Lies and irrelevant emotional babble are all you have.

  • Tom

    August 6, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    My prediction compared to Manchurians above is confirmed by chamber poll today,
    America’s Governor is up double digits in real poll, no fake sandbag poll. Crispy critters and flip flopper fraud Dorn 10 to the Gov. LMAO.
    The Manchurians need new talking points.
    Liberal hyper scream coming,
    Real losers. Bad moon rising next 14 months.

    • Alex

      August 7, 2021 at 12:01 am

      Far right chamber of commerce.


      • Tom

        August 7, 2021 at 12:19 pm

        Such an idiot.
        You know nothing bout polling.
        Typical Dem extremist,
        Call Manchurian central, Red Sonja will answer. Your guy the predator In NY getting impeached and Newsom getting recalled. America’s Governor being built and hyped by POTUS. Fool just sat down with him at Surfside. Can’t make this stuff up with you Dums. Really stupid to make DeSantis a even greater legend. WH must use the same consultant flip flopper fraud does. A joke. Really dumb.

        • Alex

          August 7, 2021 at 12:33 pm

          Still butthurt huh?

          How does it feel to be a proven liar anyway?

          Now please babble more nonsensical bs so I can laugh at you some more.

  • Tom

    August 7, 2021 at 5:06 pm

    You are just a typical liberal bitch
    Tell bout no sense.
    Ears pinned to the wall like the tramp u are.

  • Miss Poed

    August 7, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    This governor is a fucking dickhead! I hope that stupid son of a bitch catches Covid Delta and suffers horribly. I like to see this happening to him for he doesn’t give a rat’s ass to his own people. He’s even a bigger asshole than that idiot Trump! It’s Trump’s fault for not stopping that damn virus in the first place as well as placing that heartless bastard as this state’s governor. Stupid conservatives pigs and pot smoking morons called liberals are turning our country into one big hell-hole! God I wish Watson was our president so we don’t have to put up this crap! If both sides don’t like my opinion, they can go bite my big, fat, ugly, hairy ass!🖕

    • Tom

      August 9, 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Poed, Demented you are.
      Definitely, Covid brain with other ailments. Seek immediate care.


    August 12, 2021 at 1:10 am

    As usual, this poll heavily over sampled democrats and left leaning independents. The methodology is ridiculously skewed. These are the same people that said Biden would win Florida by 6 points in 2020. They were only off by 10 points in the other direction. No one should believe this poll. DeSantis has held a solid 55% approval rating for a solid year. And a majority of voters disagree with a mask mandate. Why would voters hold DeSantis responsible? He’s pro-vaccine and happens to be pro freedom as well. The citizens of this state are smart enough to make up our own minds what steps to take without daddy telling us what to do.

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