Poll: Gender gap continues to hurt Ron DeSantis in GOP presidential race

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Men are nearly twice as likely as women to back the Governor against Donald Trump.

Yet another poll shows Gov. Ron DeSantis’ biggest problem in the GOP presidential race might be the opposite sex.

A Quinnipiac survey of 727 registered voters who intend to vote in GOP Primaries, which was conducted between July 13 and July 17, shows DeSantis is doing almost twice as well with men than with women in the 2024 field.

Among men, DeSantis has 30% support, just 20 points behind former President Donald Trump. Vivek Ramaswamy has 4% support with voters who identify as male, and every other candidate is at or below 3%.

Among voters who identify as female, however, it’s a different story.

Trump leads DeSantis among women, 58% to 17%, with former Vice President Mike Pence at 6%, former United Nations envoy Nikki Haley at 5%, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina at 3%, and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at 2%.

Overall, Trump leads 54% to 25% over DeSantis. But the Quinnipiac Poll is just the latest to show DeSantis faces trouble with women in early polls of the 2024 field.

In a June poll by The Economist and YouGov, DeSantis trailed Trump with men 48% to 26%, a 22-point deficit. With women, meanwhile, he was down 54% to 17%.

A poll conducted between July 15 and July 18 by the same outfit shows DeSantis much more popular with men than women, meanwhile. DeSantis has 42% approval against 46% disapproval with male voters, but with female voters, he has just 30% approval against 47% disapproval.

Meanwhile, other polling shows the Governor struggling with women.

A June Civiqs survey reveals 63% of women disapprove of the Florida Governor, with 60% of female independent voters and 93% of Democratic women against him.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


12 comments

  • My Take

    July 19, 2023 at 3:14 pm

    DeSantis is a blustering redneck bully.
    Of greater appeal to same.

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      • My Take

        July 19, 2023 at 5:12 pm

        Digital snake oil.

  • Alison

    July 19, 2023 at 3:18 pm

    Just want to let it be known I am one of those 93% sure it gets that dumbass

  • PeterH

    July 19, 2023 at 3:23 pm

    Why would women endorse a candidate who has repeatedly denied their basic human rights and access to health care?

    • My Take

      July 19, 2023 at 5:14 pm

      He may look like a wifebeater to them.

  • Michael K

    July 19, 2023 at 7:56 pm

    It’s women who have problems with DeSantis, not the other way around. Beyond his denial of women’s right to reproductive freedom, every single person that Ron has ostracized, ridiculed and de-humanized has mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers. It’s not just those artificial turf “mamma grizzlys” that stick up for their kids – it’s every mother. It’s no surprise that Ron does poorly for women, by women, except, perhaps, Casey.

  • Dont Say FLA

    July 20, 2023 at 7:49 am

    Men who like other men, half of them prefer a guy that’s shorter like Rhonda.

    Women will usually prefer a man who is at least as tall as them.

    And that is why the Ron campaign’s motto is (or should be) “Rhonda Can’t Win.”

    While this might sound a little sexist, take a look at every couple, ever, and tell me that I’m wrong.

  • Earl Pitts "Marriage Counsuler" American

    July 20, 2023 at 7:53 am

    Good mornting men,
    I, Earl Pitts American, have done hours of scientific research and determined this problem with your wives not supporting Desantis falls on your shoulders.
    I have determined most of the issues with your wayward wives is due to a lot of you wuss’es being from the “Everybody Gets A Trophy” generation coming of voting age and you are totally ineffective at the manly skills of controlling your wives.
    Men reach down in your tighty whiteys and feel around. Did you locate a sack down there with 2 orbs inside? You did? OK men that sack right there is what makes you the leader of your family unit.
    So men from this point forward I, Earl Pitts American, am going to tell you what the teachers union would not let your school teachers tell you:
    1.) As the man of the house you are the boss.
    a.) You need to establish weekly family meetings with you, the man of the house, setting the time and place, as well as you, the man of the house, leading and controlling the meeting.
    b.) Meeting topics will be budget and finance, kids education, major purchases…stuff like that.
    After a while of manly controll over her household budget your wayward wife will begin to admire you 100% more as the manly man you have become. She will be greatfull to know her former weiner, low T, cuck-boy husband has finally become The Man of The House and assumed the Man Throne of control.
    From this point forward your formerally wayward wife will begin looking to your position of your birthright for advice on all things big and small.
    *This is the point at which you will be approached by your wife for political advice.*

    So there you have it men:

    The simple, Earl Pitts “Marriage Counsler” American, quick and easy step by step method to regain the throne of Manhood.
    And men, even if you think your OK and adaquet, get yourself some ED medication. If you are going to sit on the Man Throne you are going to have to satisfy your former wayward wives “in the bedroom” like the manly horn-dog of the house every chance you get.
    *if you are a “gamer” get rid of all that stuff – if you are a sports fanatic stop that right now – you are going to be so busy “pounding the poon” in your new position of “King Of The House” that you wont have time for your old “sissy-boy” diversions.
    You are welcome American Men,
    EPA

    • Todd Flanders

      July 20, 2023 at 9:47 am

      Thank you Mr. Pitts,
      What you described is what my life has become. I will follow your advice to see if I can shake off the shackles of my manly defficencies and become worthy of sitting on The Man Throne of my home. I will follow each step of your advice until I asscend to the “God Like Status” of being able to “pound the poon” several times a day. And when my wife comes to me for political advice on who I recomend that she vote for I will be so proud. I’m going to make you proud Mr. Pitts.
      I am going to get a haircut and never wear a man bun again. Get rid of all my former cuck- boy wardrobe including my pajama pants, my croc’s, and gamer aparrel and begin wearing western shirts, Wrangler blue jeans, and cowboy boots everywhere I go. I’m going to trade my Subaru SUV, with the liberal bumper stickers plastered all over the hatchback, on a FWD PU Truck. Mr. Pitts honestly the thing that woke me up from my sad useless life was your mention of me being able to “pound the poon” all day and into the glorious night. Inside I have always seen myself as a King Daddy and highly capable Poon Pounder.
      Thanks Mr. Pitts you have given me a real reason to smile.
      Todd Flanders Future “All Day All Night” “King Daddy” “Poon Pounder”
      Thanks Mr. Pitts you may have saved my life, Todd Flanders

    • C. Cogsworth

      July 20, 2023 at 10:30 am

      Thanks for motivating my Son-in-law Todd to get off his rear and take better care of my daughter and grandkids Earl. That boy has been an embarressment to the family for years. Its a little more complicated to just get rid of him now that the grandkids are in the picture.
      Earl I’m going to help this boy down the path to manhood and based on a 15 point checkoff progress plan that boy can earn his new wardrobe, his new truck, a few other things along the way ending with a Junior Vice President of Marketing position in my company if he stays on track, keeps his wife happy, and does not backslide into the total looser he once was.
      Thanks again old buddy Earl.
      Cosmo

  • Beth

    July 20, 2023 at 11:38 am

    Really? It’s not just that fact that DeSantis is an ignorant corrupt racist sexist pig? The vile excuse for a human being should just save his money. He and his co conspirator wife will never be in the White House

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