Poll: Ron DeSantis in 3rd place in Alabama congressional district poll

New survey of the 2nd Congressional District presents a grim picture for Florida's Governor.

New polling of 300 Republicans in Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District finds Ron DeSantis behind not just Donald Trump but also Nikki Haley.

The McLaughlin and Associates survey was in the field Dec. 5 through Dec. 7, meaning that some of the responses encompassed reaction to the Republican presidential debate Dec. 6 in the district that includes portions of Montgomery and Dothan.

DeSantis has 16% support in the poll, three points behind Haley, and 40 behind Trump. This means it is very likely that Trump, with 56% support, sweeps the state’s cache of 49 delegates to the Republican National Convention on March 5.

The Florida Governor has discussed Alabama frequently of late on the campaign trail, in the context of Florida State University’s exclusion from the College Football Playoffs.

It’s unclear if that’s hurt his polling in CD-2, but it’s pretty apparent that trope hasn’t endeared him with this subset of GOP Primary voters.

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


  • Dont Say FAIL

    December 9, 2023 at 1:39 pm

    How’s Miami Mayor Suarez campaign going? He has the most promise of the three GOPs Florida offered up for 2024. He is very honorable Republican, choosing to make his fortune from side gig manipulations and machinations rather than direct, outright fraud like most of today’s GOP wakes up every morning and chooses again

  • Biscuit

    December 9, 2023 at 2:26 pm

    NewsScoop our of Alabama: Poll of GOP voters reveals the state simply does not have enough idiots to support Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who’s looking at 16%. Meanwhile, Trump’s morons are coming on at 56%, while 19% think Nikki Haley is the best looking woman in the race, which she is. She likes dogs, too, I hear.

  • Michael K

    December 9, 2023 at 4:45 pm

    Not even Floribama likes Rhonda.

  • Chris

    December 10, 2023 at 12:50 am

    And Biden’s morons are losing to Trump by anywhere from 6 to 12 percent. Go have a nice meal.

    • Books Are Good, Reading Prevents Igorance

      December 10, 2023 at 9:48 am

      In polls, yes, and polls are rock solid indicators of how an election eleven months hence will go. Biden beat the incumbent President of the U.S., Donald Trump, and I would bet money he will beat Trump again. I’d prefer a younger candidate — most would — but anything is better than a narcissistic pathological liar who puts himself above the law and Constitution.
      So, how was breakfast, dude. Your eggs look a little runny.

      • rick whitaker

        December 10, 2023 at 11:46 am

        books are good, you nailed it. loved your comment. HOPEFULLY you are correct about biden winning

  • Don't advocate for p@rn in children’s school libraries.

    December 10, 2023 at 12:57 am

    Your boy Suarez dropped out months ago. Also, Biden is the WORST and most corrupt President in US history and is going down. Try to keep up.

    • Books Are Good, Reading Prevents Ignorance

      December 10, 2023 at 9:39 am

      Well, your name says it all, dude. You are paranoid and believe what you are told. Sorry about that, chief.

  • My Take

    December 10, 2023 at 11:24 am

    DeSScamus … third place and third rate.
    Only dregs support him.

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