Former President Donald Trump’s approval of Air Force veteran Anna Paulina Luna has propelled her to the forefront of GOP candidates seeking to replace Rep. Charlie Crist (D) of Florida’s 13th Congress District.

According to one examination from St. Pete Polls has Anna Paulina Luna 36.7 percent support from Republican voters in the upcoming primary, well ahead of former Lisa Murkowski assistant Amanda Makki (6.4 percent), former member of Florida State House candidate Matt Tito (2, 7 percent) and nonprofit founder Audrey Henson.

Although it is actually a sign of her strong candidacy, Luna is still facing a tough battle to secure the nomination, as 52.1 percent of respondents said they have not yet chosen a candidate who reported at Bakken.

This image on October 29, 2020 shows Anna Paulina Luna, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, waves in front of President Donald Trump, and First Lady Melania Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Tampa, Fla.  Legal documents show that Luna is seeking a retraining order against William Braddock, whom she accuses of having persecuted her and wanted her dead.  Braddock denies the allegations and wants to see any evidence against him.  A judge in Pinellas County on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, agreed to adjourn the case until July 9. (AP Photo / Chris O'Meara)

This image on October 29, 2020 shows Anna Paulina Luna, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, waving in front of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Tampa, FL. (AP Photo / Chris O’Meara)

Despite the predominance of undecided, the poll also showed that Luna’s support increased further (62.4 percent) when respondents found out she was the only candidate approved by Trump.

“The unresolved bloc of voters also dropped significantly when it was noted that Luna is approved by Trump, falling to 22.2 percent,” Hill noted. “In a head-to-head matchup between Luna and Makki, Luna brought 60.6 percent support compared to Makki’s 13.9. Just over 25 percent of voters remained undecided.”

Conducted through an automated telephone voting system between October 23 and 24, St. Pete 518 likely Republican voters in Florida’s 13th District.

The sample of voters who were contacted included random samples of registered voters within the boundaries of Florida’s 13th District of Congress.

In this 2014 archive photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden is standing with former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist during a campaign event.  (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

In this 2014 archive photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden is standing with former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist during a campaign event. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Former President Trump approved Luna in September last year and hailed her as a “great fighter”, committed to strong borders and to helping America’s veterans.

“Anna Paulina Luna is an amazing fighter running for Congress in Florida. “She is an air force veteran who puts America first, unlike her RINO opponents,” Trump said. “Anna is committed to strong boundaries, serving our veterans and ensuring that Florida’s beautiful coastlines are protected.”

“This is an important race because it is the ‘key’ to taking Parliament back. Anna is a warrior, she is a winner and it is time for all America First Republicans to unite behind her strong campaign,” he continued. he. “Anna has my full and complete support.”

Should she win the GOP nomination, Luna will be in a strong position to replace Charlie Crist, a Republican who has become a Democrat who will aim to oust Governor Ron DeSantis (R) in the upcoming election. Luna narrow lost her bid for FL-13 in 2020, when Crist received 53 percent of the vote against her 47 percent.

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