Well, the governor’s race in the state of Florida, where incumbent Republican Ron DeSantis is taking on Democratic Party candidate Charlie Crist, is looking more and more like a blowout in favor of the former, at least according to a new poll from the University of North Florida.
Fox News is reporting that DeSantis is currently enjoying the support of 55 percent of registered voters in the state, while Crist is only pulling in 41 percent, according to a UNF Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) poll.
“Approximately 4% of those surveyed did not have a preference or refused to answer, while less than 1% of those polled planned to vote for a third party,“ the report continued.
“Given DeSantis’ historic fundraising and popularity among Republicans, his lead in this race is not surprising,” Dr. Michael Binder, PORL faculty director, went on to say in a press release. “The surprise in these numbers is that a statewide race in Florida is closer to a blowout than a recount.”
“Regarding the senatorial race, 54% of respondents indicated they would vote for Sen. Marco Rubio, against 43% of respondents who favored Democratic candidate Rep. Val Demings,” Fox News said.
Only around three percent of those who responded to the survey refused to provide an answer.
Fox News’ Power Rankings have the race going down between DeSantis and Crist as “likely Republican” when it comes to the results, with the senatorial race “leaning Republican.”
The general election to determine the winner of the gubernatorial race is set for November 8.
The survey was of 622 registered voters and took place between Oct. 17-22 and features a margin of error plus or minus 4.7 percent.
Results like this are extremely informative. People in the state of Florida clearly recognize solid leadership when they see it. And that’s what they have received from DeSantis over the course of the last several years. His handling of the coronavirus pandemic, refusing to give in to the tyranny of the federal government and exercising the 10th Amendment to keep them firmly in their place, is exactly what a good leader would do in his position. Read more