Survey: Ron DeSantis's Favorability Slips, Donald Trump Remains Most Favorable in GOP Field

Posted 17 days ago


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s favorability has slipped over the past week as former President Donald Trump remains the most favorable candidate in the hypothetical Republican field, this week’s Morning Consult survey found.

Trump remains the most favorable GOP contender, as 78 percent view him favorably, compared to 20 percent who do not. He is down one point from the 79 percent who viewed him favorably last week.

While DeSantis boasts the second highest favorability of all those listed in the survey, 66 percent, it reflects a six-point decrease from the 72 percent who viewed him favorably last week and a seven-point decrease from the 73 percent who viewed him favorably the week prior. In other words, he has experienced a seven-point drop in the last two weeks.

While former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley experienced a boost last week, jumping from 48 percent to 54 percent, she has gone back down, with 47 percent viewing her favorably this week. Nineteen percent say they have never heard of her — still a significant shift from the 29 percent who said they had never heard of her two weeks ago.... (Read more)

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