A full 44% of likely Republican caucus participants in Iowa say they support former President Donald Trump, giving him a 23 percentage point lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is favored by 21%, according to a new Victory Insights poll.
Here are how other candidates vying for the 2024 GOP presidental nomination fared in the poll, released Friday:
- 6% say they back South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott.
- 5% say they favor former Vice President Mike Pence.
- 5% say they support former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
- 3% say they back former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
- 2% say they favor entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy.
Nearly 14% of the remaining participants either favored other candidates or were undecided.
The poll, conducted June 3-6, surveyed 450 likely Republican caucus participants. The margin of error is plus or minus 4.9 percentage points.
Jeffrey Rodack ✉
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