Poll: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Closes In On Donald Trump

Trump still leads DeSantis by double digits
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 18: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks to guests at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting on November 19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting comes on the heels of former President Donald Trump becoming the first candidate to declare his intention to seek the GOP nomination in the 2024 presidential race. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A new Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll found that since last month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has jumped in a hypothetical 2024 Republican primary by 11 points.
  • Former President Donald Trump, however, saw his support decline by nine points.
  • Trump still leads DeSantis 46 to 28 in a GOP presidential primary and has announced his intent to run for president in 2024.

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