New Trouble for Biden

Ron DeSantis and Joe Biden

( – If the results of a just-released poll are accurate, President Joe Biden, who is still deciding whether to seek reelection in the 2024 presidential contest, is in trouble in a critical state.

According to Newsmax in a just-published report headlined “Poll: DeSantis Leads Biden Among Ga. Voters in 2024 Matchup“:

“Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would defeat President Joe Biden in a hypothetical 2024 matchup, according to a new survey of people voting in the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff.

“Former President Donald Trump, however, trails Biden in the same survey, released Thursday by Emerson College Polling and The Hill.” [emphasis added]

What do the numbers look like?

“DeSantis holds 47%-43% advantage over Biden, who leads Trump by a point (44%-43%) among the same survey respondents.”

According to Emerson College Polling Executive Director Spencer Kimball, “Trump runs similarly in 2024 as he did in 2020, losing by under a percentage point. DeSantis is able to pull ahead of Biden by 4 points in Georgia, driven by his support among key demographics that support Biden against Trump but flip to DeSantis when he is on the ballot.”

While the election is far off and much can and will happen before 2024, political experts tell us these numbers from very engaged Georgia voters are being much-discussed among the political rivals and their supporters as they strategize ways to obtain an advantage.