DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF) – Former President Donald Trumps wins – with a 69% margin – a straw poll at today’s closing Conservative Political Action Conference underway in Dallas. That’s up from 59% in a similar straw poll taken in February.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came in second behind Trump with 24% of the online anonymous vote; down from his 28 percent showing at the Orlando CPAC conference five months ago.
While many candidates demur from official stated interest in a presidential run, DeSantis has seen his popularity burgeon in the past couple of years among Republican voters.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz grabbed 2% support on the straw poll ballot. No one else among the 21 names listed on the ballot topped one percent.
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