Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis edged out former President Donald Trump in a straw poll for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination at the Centennial Institute’s annual Western Conservative Summit over the weekend.
Mr. DeSantis secured 71% approval from summit attendees, with Mr. Trump closely following at 67% approval.
The poll was organized by the Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute, a conservative think tank that has hosted its marquee Western Conservative Summit in Colorado since 2010.
Mr. DeSantis won last year’s straw poll at the Colorado summit, receiving 74% approval from attendees. Mr. Trump won 71% approval last year. Read more…