Somewhere Chris Christie IS smiling…..
Somewhere Ron Desantis is holding his head …..
The lead isn’t much….
But it IS embarrassing ….
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has surpassed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
Christie leapfrogged DeSantis for second place in the Granite State, garnering 9 percent support. DeSantis’s support, on the other hand, fell to 8 percent from 17 percent in March. Christie’s 1-point lead over DeSantis falls within the poll’s plus-or-minus 3.4 percent margin of error.
“DeSantis has been the alternative to Trump in Emerson polling this presidential cycle. This is the first time we have seen DeSantis drop out of second place in our polling, and fall back into the pack of candidates,” said Spencer Kimball, the executive director of Emerson College Polling.
Christie’s campaign has maintained an intense focus on New Hampshire, while DeSantis’s team has prioritized Iowa. However, DeSantis has still made a number of trips to the Granite State.
Former President Trump still dominates the GOP primary field with 49 percent support, according to the same poll…..