Poll: Ron DeSantis drops to 13% in national GOP survey

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DeSantis has lost nearly a third of his support in the last two weeks.

Ron DeSantis’ presidential polling continues to crater.

A new Reuters-IPSOS survey of 355 Republican voters in the 2024 GOP Primary show DeSantis has lost nearly a third of his support in the last two weeks.

While DeSantis was at 19% on July 17, the Governor is now at 13% according to the poll conducted Aug. 2 and Aug. 3.

Former President Donald Trump leads all candidates with 47%, 34 points ahead of DeSantis and farther ahead still of Mike Pence (8%), Vivek Ramaswamy (7%), Nikki Haley (5%), and Tim Scott (3%).

The poll is worse for both Trump and DeSantis than the Race to the White House average of national surveys. That shows Trump at 54%, DeSantis at 17%, Ramaswamy at 6%, Pence at 5%, and Haley at 3%.

The site’s projected Delegate count reflects the most lopsided disparity of the cycle, with DeSantis projected to have a paltry 159 Delegates compared to the former President’s 2220.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has been the Northeast Florida correspondent for Florida Politics since 2014. He writes for the New York Post and National Review also, with previous work in the American Conservative and Washington Times and a 15+ year run as a columnist in Folio Weekly. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Michael K

    August 3, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    America is saying there’s nothing to like about Ron and the hell hole swamp that is now Florida.

    Buh bye, Ron-duh.

  • John Barron

    August 5, 2023 at 6:53 am

    Fading like a flower! No amount of vests, boots or copycat policy can save Meatball and Leona now! Time to pack up those Disney princess gowns and hit the road. America doesn’t want you!!!

  • Trish

    August 5, 2023 at 3:27 pm

    That’s ok Ron I will vote for you

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