Trump retains lead in New Hampshire – while Ron DeSantis slips to fifth place: Florida governor slips behind Vivek Ramaswamy, Nikki Haley AND Chris Christie in alarming polls in a crucial primary state
- Former President Donald Trump has the support of 39 percent of potential Republican voters in New Hampshire, a new survey shows
- At the same time, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has fallen to fifth place
- He will now be challenged by Vivek Ramaswamy, Nikki Haley and Chris Christie in the important Granite State
Former President Donald Trump remains the frontrunner in New Hampshire, while Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has fallen to fifth place in the Granite State, according to the latest poll.
A study conducted by CNN and the University of New Hampshire The gazette released Wednesday showed Trump earned the support of 39 percent of likely GOP Granite State voters.
The ex-president has a 26-point lead over 38-year-old entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, who is at 13 percent in the polls and in second place.
Right after Ramaswamy comes former UN ambassador. Nikki Haley – with 12 percent – who has seen an increase in the polls since her debate performance, and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – with 11 percent – who is focusing most of his campaign’s energy on the Granite State.
In fifth place is DeSantis, with 10 percent support, who has long been considered Trump’s biggest political threat.
Former President Donald Trump remains the way out in the lead, according to the latest poll in New Hampshire
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, once considered Trump’s biggest political threat, has fallen to fifth place in the Granite State
Next, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott has the support of 6 percent of likely voters, while former Vice President Mike Pence has the support of 2 percent of Granite staters.
No other candidate for 2024 gets more than 1 percent.
DeSantis has fallen 13 points in the CNN poll since July as moderates have abandoned him, pollsters found.
Twenty-six percent of Republicans who describe themselves as moderates supported DeSantis in July, now that number is 6 percent.
He dropped only 8 points among the Conservatives.
Ramaswamy’s lead comes from voters who are not registered Republicans.
He has seen a 16 percent increase in that group since July.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has fallen to fifth place in New Hampshire, losing support from moderates
The millennium candidate also attracts more younger voters.
He has seen a 28 percent increase in voters under 35 and an 11 percent increase in voters aged 35 to 49 since July.
Like Haley, Ramaswamy’s first debate appearance in August was positively discussed.
Christie is increasingly attracting independents and Democrats who plan to vote in the Republican primaries.
He received the support of 23 percent of this group in July, while 38 percent of this group now supports him.
Moderate and college-educated voters are pushing Haley higher in the rankings.
It ranks 11 points higher among those who have completed some postgraduate work and 15 points higher among those who have completed a university degree.
Moreover, she has gained 18 points among moderates since July.