Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis leads former President Donald Trump in a hypothetical matchup among Alabama Republican voters, a new poll shows. The survey, taken by Public Opinion Strategies for the group Alabama Families for Great Schools, gives DeSantis a 19-point advantage. DeSantis pulled 50-percent of the vote to Trump's 31-percent. The poll surveyed 500 GOP primary voters January 14-16 and has a margin of error of +/-4.38%.
The Alabama Republican Party Wednesday announced DeSantis will be the special guest for the party's Winter Dinner set for March in Birmingham. "Governor DeSantis needs no introduction, and I am thrilled to welcome one of America's strongest Republican leaders to the State of Alabama," state GOP Chairman John Wahl said. "This is an amazing opportunity for our state, as well as the Alabama Republican Party. "
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