Haley surpasses DeSantis in New Hampshire poll

Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis.

Nikki Haley’s momentum seems prefer it’s for actual. A brand new ballot of doubtless Republican main voters in New Hampshire reveals it’s the previous South Carolina governor — not Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis — operating second within the first main state.

Haley beat DeSantis 19 p.c to 10 p.c in a launched on Wednesday morning.

However they each stay far behind the frontrunner, Donald Trump. The previous president leads his Republican rivals with 49 p.c help within the ballot of 500 doubtless GOP main voters that was performed after the second debate and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 proportion factors.

The ballot is the most recent measure of Haley’s bounce — and DeSantis’ backslide — within the GOP main, the place the previous U.N. ambassador has ticked up in polls following the primary two debates and is drawing elevated donor curiosity.

It comes simply days earlier than GOP candidates will flood New Hampshire subsequent week, beginning with the previous president on Monday and many of the remainder of the sector at a weekend cattle name hosted by the state GOP.

DeSantis’ freefall in New Hampshire — he as soon as led Trump within the state, again in a — has opened up an actual race for second place within the first-in-the-nation main state that might energize Republicans crucial of Trump. And it’s Haley who’s rising from the pack as she capitalizes on rising curiosity in her candidacy following her standout debate performances.

However Trump stays immovable atop the sector. And no different candidate cracked double digits within the Suffolk/Globe/USA TODAY survey. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie notched 6 p.c help, whereas entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott obtained roughly 4 p.c apiece. Former Vice President Mike Pence and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum trailed even additional behind, with simply 1 p.c every.

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