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Divided We Stand

Divided We Stand
New book about the 2020 election.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

DeSantis Obit

Our latest book is titled Divided We Stand: The 2020 Elections and American Politics. The 2024 race has begun. The nomination phase might effectively end today.

A few weeks ago, Seth Masket made an important point at Politico. Despite his many flaws as a candidate, relatively few GOP county chairs were dead-set against DeSantis, as they were with Christie and Ramaswamy.
Trump, while not facing as much resistance as he was back in the summer, still saw his negatives notch up into the 30s. Haley’s opposition held at about 30 percent, while DeSantis’ opposition remained among the lowest in the field at 17 percent of chairs set against his candidacy.

Percent of Chairs Who Do Not Want Candidate Nominated