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Trump easily wins CPAC presidential straw poll, cementing frontrunner status in 2024

The Washington Times/CPAC poll telegraphs that Trump still has a solid grip on the party, as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came in a distant second place with just 21% while all others in the poll fell much lower.

Updated: February 28, 2021 - 4:26pm

The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook

Former President Donald Trump still enjoys significant support among conservatives, winning on Sunday the CPAC straw poll with 55% of attendees’ support  

The Washington Times/CPAC poll telegraphs that Trump still has a solid grip on the party, as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came in a distant second place with just 21% while all others in the poll fell much lower.

On the question of whether people would like to see the former president run again in 2024, 68% answered yes.

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