Polls show DeSantis’ style of leadership makes his re-election all but certain
An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli
As Published in the Miami Herald
So long as voters go to the polls, Gov. DeSantis is primed to win reelection, and in a big way. This, according to the latest Rasmussen poll. On the topline number, the recent poll confirmed what other polls have also shown, that DeSantis is up by 10%. The Rasmussen poll has DeSantis with a double-digit lead over Charlie Crist with 54% support of likely voters.
More telling is what the Rasmussen Poll found digging deeper: 61% of all voters approve of how DeSantis is doing his job, nearly matching his ratings during the “honeymoon” period of his early months in office. Like many assertive public servants (Ronald Reagan comes to mind), DeSantis earns the grudging admiration even of those who oppose him politically. The results of the Rasmussen survey demonstrate that voters recognize how DeSantis exemplifies the Four Ps of true leadership: Principle. Pulse. Professionalism. And Perseverance...