June 22, 2021

For Immediate Release:

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis holds comfortable lead in a recent Political Matrix/Listener Group poll of 716 likely Florida voters. When looking at a head-to-head matchup with Congressman Charlie Crist, we see DeSantis leading 54.7% to 45.3% while at the same time leading Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried 60.9% to 39.1%.   The biggest takeaway, though, was that when it came to Democrat voters, Fried came away with 68.7% versus Crist with 82.7%.  

1. First, if the election for governor were held today, who would you choose between Ron DeSantis or Charlie Crist?
Responses: 716Total Overall %
 1. Charlie Crist324 45.3%
 2. Ron DeSantis392 54.7%
2. Next, if the election was between Ron DeSantis or Nikki Fried, who would you choose?
Responses: 716Total Overall %
1. Ron DeSantis 436 60.9%
 2. Nikki Fried280 39.1%
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The persons sampled were Florida likely voters with a voting score of 100% for the primary and general election cycles. The voters called were those only with landlines and were called using an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system and were called during the hours of 4PM to 8PM on June 21, 2021. The Margin of Error for this study is +/- 3.66% with a confidence level of 95%.  


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