Former President Donald Trump holds a commanding lead over different potential Republican candidates within the 2024 presidential election, main Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis by 43 proportion factors, a brand new ballot exhibits.
Requested who they might help within the 2024 election, 54 % of Republicans picked Trump, whereas 11 % selected DeSantis and eight % picked former Vice President Mike Pence, a Reuters/Ipsos poll performed final month and launched Friday discovered.
Trump has not formally introduced one other run for the White Home, however he has stated he’s “fascinated with it.”
“I feel lots of people might be very blissful, frankly, with the choice, and doubtless will announce that after the midterms,” he stated in an interview in November.
Nikki Haley, the UN ambassador within the Trump administration, got here in fourth with 4 % of help, adopted by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at 3 %, and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott getting 2 %.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) every completed with 1 %.
Fourteen % answered “undecided.”
President Biden hasn’t stated whether or not he’ll run for re-election in 2024 – a rematch of the 2020 contest.
Whereas each have excessive familiarity scores, Biden has a slight edge over Trump – 99 % to 98 %.
The opposite potential GOP candidates lag behind Trump within the familiarity scores – with Cruz at 92 %, Christie at 82 %, and DeSantis at 76 %.
Amongst potential Democratic presidential candidates, Vice President Kamala Harris has a 96 % acquainted ranking and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has a 76 % ranking.
Biden’s favorability ranking of 52 % is barely above Trump’s 44 %.
Fifty-six % say they’ve an unfavorable view of the previous president, whereas 48 % say that about Biden.
The ballot surveyed 4,407 adults between Dec. 13 – 17.