Pennsylvania had similar results after a poll conducted by Commonwealth Partners revealed Republicans favor DeSantis. The state’s leading concerns are the economy, inflation and immigration. About 74% of respondents had a favorable view of Trump, while 77% of respondents had a favorable view of DeSantis.
Another poll in North Carolina asked respondents which GOP candidate they prefer and the results also favored DeSantis over Trump. More than 81% of respondents viewed DeSantis in a favorable way, while 70.1% viewed Trump as favorable.
The gap was even wider in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, according to a Posterity PAC poll. Iowa Republican voters supported DeSantis with 59.1%, while Trump garnered 34%. New Hampshire followed these numbers closely with a 59.2% result for DeSantis and 31.2% for Trump. Nevada was more in favor of the former president, however, DeSantis still held the lead with 53.1% to Trump’s 41.8%.