Trump Tops GOP Presidential Candidate Poll; Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis A Distant Second
Former President Donald Trump comfortably leads the field of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2024, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis placing a distant second, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll obtained by The Hill.
In a hypothetical race of eight potential candidates, Trump leads 57%. DeSantis grabbed 12% in the survey and former Vice President Mike Pence placed at 11%. None of the other candidates reached double digits.
But, if Trump wasn’t in the mix, DeSantis received 30%, Pence grabbed 24% and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz nailed 14%.
In a hypothetical head-to-head matchup against President Joe Biden, Trump lead 46%...