Ron DeSantis trails Donald Trump by 50 points in latest Quinnipiac national poll
Donald Trump gives Ron DeSantis the cold shoulder.

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Another post-Labor Day poll says the Governor is losing ground.

Another day, another tough poll for the Ron DeSantis presidential campaign.

The latest from Quinnipiac shows the Florida Governor far behind former President Donald Trump. In perhaps the most discouraging news, DeSantis has fallen 11 points further behind Trump than his August number.

Trump is now at 62% support, 5 points up from the previous month. DeSantis, now at 12% support, is 6 points off the August mark. No other candidate has more than 6% support.

In concerning news for those who seek a Trump alternative, most of the former President’s support seems to be locked in.

“Among those voters supporting Trump in the Republican primary, 68% say they are firmly set on Trump no matter what happens leading up to the Republican Primary, while 29% say they might change their candidate choice depending on what happens leading up to the Republican Primary,” the polling memo asserts, suggesting that 42% of total respondents won’t budge.

The survey, conducted from Sept. 7 through Sept. 11, included 728 Republican and Republican-leaning voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points.

It is the latest post-Labor Day survey to show an increasingly noncompetitive race. In a new TIPP Insights survey, Trump leads DeSantis 60% to 11%.

Meanwhile, the former President continues to troll DeSantis for his poll numbers on Truth Social.

“Is it that he is a not very skilled politician, or perhaps his not so long ago fight against Farmers, Social Security, and MediCare??? Or maybe it’s the lack of loyalty to the man who took the DeSanctus failing campaign, and through a strong Endorsement, got him elected. Whatever it is, few have ever witnessed a drop so fast and so severe,” Trump posted Wednesday. “It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it?”

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


6 comments

  • Biscuit

    September 13, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    Quinnipiac poll of GOP voters: 12% are idiots, 62% morons.
    Stupid humans.
    Arf.

    • Tjb

      September 13, 2023 at 5:21 pm

      Was Quinnipiac polling previous DeSantis voters?

  • Earl Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

    September 13, 2023 at 6:25 pm

    Good evening America,
    I’ve got undercover agents with the Earl Pitts American Fan Club who can attest the Quimnipiac Political Polling Division received 7Million Dollars along with some back Federal taxes forgiven for running this total lie of a Poll out this late in the campaign season.
    I mean Jeezey Peezey America, Trump up by 60?
    Hogwash say I, Earl Pitts American. Yet so many likely voters are like “well jeepers creepers Martha if Quinnipiac says it it must be true”.
    WAKE UP AMERICA!!!!
    60 POINTS MY BIG ‘OLE 8UTT, said Earl Pitts America.
    *Free Bumper Sticker*
    *MY BIG ‘OLE BUTT – EARL PITTS AMERICAN*

    • Silly Wabbit

      September 14, 2023 at 6:12 pm

      You kwazy.

  • My Take

    September 13, 2023 at 8:47 pm

    If Trump withdrew (say in a plea agreement over the coup attempt) or keeled, who would win the nomination?

  • My Take

    September 13, 2023 at 10:53 pm

    LOCK HIM UP ?
    LOCK HIM OUT !!
    14th Amendment
    Let MAGA revolt.
    Build more prisons if needed.

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