Skip to comments.DeSantis leads Trump in early poll of Pennsylvania Republican voters (45%-40%)
Posted on 11/28/2022 4:27:20 PM PST by Drew68
As former President Donald Trump pursues another bid for the White House, a new poll offers fresh evidence that Pennsylvania Republicans may be considering an alternative: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
DeSantis leads Trump, 45% to 40%, in a hypothetical head-to-head 2024 primary election, according to a survey of Pennsylvania Republican voters.
Those figures include people who said they would “definitely” or “probably” support the candidates.
The survey was commissioned by Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs, a Harrisburg-based group that promotes free markets and conservative policies.
“This poll shows what’s become abundantly clear in the past two years: It’s time to move on from Trump,” Matt Brouillette, CEO of Commonwealth Partners, said in a statement. “While his accomplishments on priorities like tax reductions and judicial nominations are notable, if Republicans want to achieve similar policy wins in the future, they must leave behind the Trump brand that’s delivering electoral defeat.”
The survey of 639 registered Republican voters in Pennsylvania had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.9 percentage points.
Twelve percent said they were undecided, and 4% preferred another candidate. Respondents were not asked about any other potential GOP candidates by name.
The poll, taken Nov. 19-21, comes as some in the party have blamed Trump for the GOP’s poor showing in this month’s midterm elections. The former president’s endorsed candidates lost several key races, including elections for governor and U.S. Senate in battleground Pennsylvania.
By contrast, DeSantis won reelection in Florida by 19 percentage points.
Bull. They think we are stupid.
Cue the people coming in here saying polls are worthless who were yesterday crowing about the polls showing Trump with a crushing lead and that was the end of the story.
First I call bullshit…
Second, not a chance in hell desantis can carry PA
How many polls - every stinkin’ day - for the next few years? Two? Three? Sure keeps Hunter out of the news.
I doubt DeSantis runs. Smarter for him to wait out the Era of Trump. Not worth the potential political damage.
DeSantis is smart, he must also realize that the actual voting/counting is firmly in the hands of criminals now.
Another poll of Registered, not Likely voters, paid for by a Globalists/Establishment organization.
I think people can walk and chew gum at the same time.
To be fair, neither can Trump. Not these days.
3, 2, 1...
Trump can, Desantis? No way. Won’t get the dems he needs to to make it happen.
Pennsylvania??? Pennsylvania, land of my birth????
NOT INTERESTED IN ANYTHING THEY SAY OR DO!
For God’s sake, check out the methodology.
Jeez louise, people.
It ain't 2016 ny more. trump burned those bridges.
He won against Hillary be winning over swing voters and Democrats but we've had three elections since then. In all three of these elections, the Democrats have come home and the swing voters have followed them.
The 2022 "Red trickle" highlighted this. In the swing states that Trump needs to win, his handpicked candidates were soundly defeated. Trump was rejected.
Don’t buy it. President Trump has my vote because he has all the right enemies.
PA sucks. Liberal state.
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