Poll: Ron DeSantis faces 56-point hole in Michigan
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens during a news conference Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Florida Governor
Trump leads 69% to 13%.

Florida’s Governor doesn’t look to have a path in Michigan when it comes to the 2024 race for the Republican presidential nomination.

That’s the sobering takeaway from the most recent Mitchell-MIRS Poll of Michigan released Friday.

That poll finds former President Donald Trump with 69% of the 300 Republican Primary voters surveyed, way out in front of Ron DeSantis (13%), former Vice President Mike Pence (3%), South Carolina Senator Tim Scott (2%), former South Carolina Governor and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley (1%), and Michigan businessman Perry Johnson (0%).

The poll’s signal of DeSantis’ seeming irrelevance in the state comes just a few months after Democrats sounded the alarm about the Governor’s purported extremism before he came to the state for speeches at the Midland County Republican Party Spring Breakfast and Hillsdale College.

Ahead of that former speech, he drew 200 protesters before delivering his standard stump speech.

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


  • PeterH

    July 22, 2023 at 3:31 pm

    At the end of the day Michigan does not matter for Republicans. Michigan voters will be voting for Joe Biden.

    • c gee

      July 23, 2023 at 8:21 pm

      For sure

  • My Take

    July 22, 2023 at 11:43 pm

    As Jennifer Rubin said he’s “thoroughly unlikable.”

  • My Take

    July 23, 2023 at 5:47 pm

    Are there any polls or betting odds on Trump’s eventually going to prison?

    • New Mr Rhonda

      July 24, 2023 at 9:26 am

      I am looking forward to betting odds for whoever the new Mr Rhonda will be after Casey serves Tiny D with papers for the Big D due to the untenable embarrassment he keeps causing her. And it just keeps getting worse every day. And I will even bet all three of their off springs end up at the orphanage. People are saying neither Rhonda nor Casey wants them slimy rug rats (obviously).

  • Dont Say FLA

    July 23, 2023 at 10:14 pm

    If Rhonda wants to dig out of any political holes, first they have to solve the hole they see in the mirror.

  • Dairy Queen

    July 24, 2023 at 9:20 am

    Unlike Ohio voters, voters here in Michigan would be very super impressed that Ron knows what a Blizzard is. Ron should come get a Blizzard at a Dairy Queen here in Michigan. That would turn things around for them.

  • Nobody Likes Meatball

    July 24, 2023 at 11:56 am

    So gratifying seeing this loser crash and burn.

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