The YouGov poll, poll shows a reversal of fortune for Donald Trump following Tuesday’s Midterm’s….
A new national poll gives Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis a 7-point edge over former President Donald Trump in a potential presidential primary battle, the first survey of the 2024 cycle to do so — and the first poll since February 2016 to point to a weakening of Trump’s GOP dominance.
The YouGov poll, released Friday, found that 42% of Republicans and GOP-leaning independents prefer DeSantis over Trump as the party’s 2024 standard-bearer, while 35% of those surveyed remain in the 45th president’s corner.
The results were a reversal of the numbers that YouGov found in October, three weeks before the midterm elections.
Last month, YouGov found that 45% of GOP partisans supported Trump’s third White House bid, with 35% opting for the Florida governor, who romped to a 19-point re-election victory — while prominent Trump-supported Republicans went down to disappointing defeats…