Poll: Trump Holds 25-Point Lead on DeSantis in S.C.

Former President Donald Trump holds a 25-point lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in South Carolina’s race toward the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, according to a new National Research Inc. survey.

Scheduled to be held Feb. 24, following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, South Carolina is widely considered to be an important state toward securing the GOP’s nomination.

Trump earned 43% support among likely Republican voters to grab a commanding lead in the Palmetto State. DeSantis was next with 18%, followed by South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (12%) and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (10%) in the National Research Inc. survey commissioned by American Greatness.

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