Trump holds 28-point lead over Nikki Haley while Ron DeSantis slips to FIFTH in alarming New Hampshire poll for the Florida governor
Former President Donald Trump has a 28-point lead in New Hampshire, while former U.N. official. Nikki Haley in a distant second and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in a distant fifth, new polls show.
A Washington Post-Monmouth University poll Released Friday shows the ex-president continuing to dominate the Republican Party’s primary field, in a state that some predicted could slow his roll to the 2024 Republican nomination.
Trump is the top choice of 46 percent of likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, while Haley is the top choice for 18 percent of that group.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who has focused most of his efforts on the Granite State, won the support of 11 percent of likely Republican voters, while entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy secured 8 percent.
DeSantis, that ever actually led Trump in New Hampshire, now has the support of only 7 percent of likely Republican Party primary voters.
Former President Donald Trump has a 28-point lead in New Hampshire, while former U.N. official. Nikki Haley in a distant second and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in an embarrassing fifth, new polls show
Since 1980, voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have chosen a different winner for the caucuses and the nation’s first primary, respectively, but it appears former President Donald Trump will win them both in January.
Senator Tim Scott – who surprisingly announced last week that he would abandon his presidential bid – had polled at 3 percent.
The survey found that both Haley and DeSantis could increase their support in the state, but are unlikely to defeat Trump, who is in a stronger position in New Hampshire than in 2016, when he won the Granite State’s primary . his first primary victory.
About a third of New Hampshire voters, 35 percent, said Haley was their first or second choice.
And among voters who don’t support Trump, 56 percent say Haley is their first or second choice.
Additionally, 60 percent of New Hampshire voters said they would be satisfied or excited if Haley won the Republican nomination.
She would be the first woman and the first woman of color to do this.
As for DeSantis, 20 percent of likely New Hampshire voters rated him as their second choice.
Former UN Ambassador. Nikki Haley remains a distant second to former President Donald Trump in New Hampshire, but she appears capable of expanding her base as a third of voters in the state say she is their first or second choice for the Republican party.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is captured last month while campaigning in Epping, New Hampshire. The governor has fallen to fifth place in the Granite State after a poll showed him defeating former President Donald Trump in the nation’s first presidential primary.
When the first and second choices are added together, DeSantis leapfrogs Christie and Ramaswamy to third place, accounting for 27 percent of the vote.
However, if we take into account the first and second choices for Trump, his lead increases to 54 percent.
Additionally, 41 percent of likely voters said they would be excited if Trump became the nominee.
For Haley, that number is 20 percent and for DeSantis it is 16 percent.
The date of the New Hampshire primary was finally set this week and will take place on January 23, eight days after the Iowa caucuses, the first presidential primary of the year.
Since 1980, voters in New Hampshire have chosen a different candidate to win the Granite State’s primaries than the winner of the Iowa caucuses, except when an incumbent candidate has been on the ballot.
However, no modern one-term president has attempted to retake the White House four years later, making Trump’s efforts distinctive.
In Iowa polls, Trump currently has a lead of about 30 points over DeSantis, who is still in second place.