Poll: Ron DeSantis maintains 6% support in New Hampshire

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Trump's lead is now 46 points, however.

For the second straight day in the latest Boston Globe/Suffolk University survey, Ron DeSantis holds 6% support in New Hampshire.

The poll is the latest piece of evidence to suggest that the Governor will be an afterthought on Tuesday, when Granite State residents come out to vote in the Republican Presidential Primary.

The survey also suggests that Donald Trump is firming up his support.

Trump is now at 52%, with former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at 35%. An additional 6% can’t decide, support someone else, or refuse to answer the pollster’s question.

The Globe stated that the poll was a “live caller (mobile and landline) tracking poll” using a two-day rolling average from Jan. 17-18. It sampled 500 likely Republican Primary voters and has a margin of error of +/- 4.4 percentage points.

DeSantis may be able to improve his numbers further on Friday. He is slated for two stops this afternoon and evening as a special guest of the Never Back Down super PAC, with visits to Nashua and Dover.

However, other polling corroborates DeSantis’ status as an afterthought in this race.

The latest American Research Group survey of next week’s Primary finds the Governor at 4%.

The Saint Anselm College Survey Center survey taken Jan. 8-9 finds DeSantis and Vivek Ramaswamy tied with 6% support each. Ramaswamy is out of the race now and backing Trump. Christie was at 9% before dropping out. It does not appear their voters are headed toward DeSantis, though.

An Emerson College survey that came out last week showed the Governor had 7% support.

Suffolk University survey released last week found DeSantis at 8%, good for fourth place at the time.

Finally, a University of New Hampshire poll also released last week had him in fifth place with 5% support.

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


10 comments

  • Impeach Biden

    January 19, 2024 at 9:25 am

    Gancarski still working over time on his crusade to post anti DeSantis polling numbers. You did miss your mark in Iowa. Let’s see if you are wrong again in New Hampshire. You must use the same bogus polling info that I use to read in the People’s Paper of Broward County (Sun Sentinel)

    • Proud of DeSantis in Iowa - Seriously?

      January 19, 2024 at 10:44 am

      If you think DeSantis’s performance in Iowa is anything but cringeworthy, you’ve drank more Kool Aid than Pushaw!

      • Impeach Biden

        January 19, 2024 at 11:39 am

        Look. Trump is going to be the nominee. This has been the Demo plan from the get go. “Dementia” Joe is incompetent and incapable. He can’t defeat someone like DeSantis or Haley that’s why we have goofballs like Gancarski posting several articles per day that show DeSantis numbers low. The fact is that Joe will go back to the basement. He probably will refuse to debate Trump, even though he is completely incapable. The Demos and Trump haters will put that old fool back in office for four more years. We will have not only domestic chaos but worldwide under the most incompetent administration in eons.

        • FloridaPatriot

          January 19, 2024 at 11:43 am

          Why would he debate Trump? Trump won’t even debate his GOP rivals. Both of those candidates are horrible for the US. DeSantis may even be worse.

        • Michael K

          January 19, 2024 at 12:30 pm

          So the Democratic Party controls the Republican Party? That the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard. And by the way, AJ reports the news. He does not create the news.

    • PeterH

      January 19, 2024 at 1:04 pm

      Here’s the story in New Hampshire where INDEPENDENT VOTERS can vote in Republican primaries…… Ron DeSantis has 6% support among Republicans and Independents in New Hampshire. Feel better now?

  • FloridaPatriot

    January 19, 2024 at 11:36 am

    DeSantis has no chance. He had it all in hand. All he had to be was the one just slightly more moderate than Trump. But after he was re-elected he turned hard right. He lost so many left leaning and moderate voters that he doesn’t have a chance at the WH now.

    • JD

      January 19, 2024 at 11:54 am

      To DeSantis: “You were the chosen one! It was said that you would destroy the MAGA, not join them! Bring balance to the Republican Party, not lead it in darkness!.

    • PeterH

      January 19, 2024 at 1:15 pm

      Exactly! And the Florida legislature has swallowed the DeSantis stupid pill. The only thing that Americans love about Florida is the weather in the winter and zero State taxes. Little do Americans understand that THEY are subsidizing Florida’s zero State Tax Policy. Florida is the third largest recipient of handouts from the US Treasury!

  • FloridaPatriot

    January 19, 2024 at 11:44 am

    Why would he debate Trump? Trump won’t even debate his GOP rivals. Both of those candidates are horrible for the US. DeSantis may even be worse.

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