Trump Has Big Lead In Latest GOP Poll
May 12 , 2023 - With summer approaching and the Republican race for the GOP presidential nomination heating up , former President Donald Trump finds himself with a substantial lead against all potential challengers. Trump scores the support of 60% against 19% for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. While DeSantis is not officially in the race he is expected to enter the field in the coming weeks.
At 5% is former Vice President Mike Pence. While Pence keeps up a steady schedule of traveling around the country meeting Republican voters he has yet to formally announce a White House bid. Pence has said that by the end of June he will make a announcement one way or another.
Also with 5% and officially in the race is Vivek Ramaswamy a first time candidate for political office. Ramaswamy is a businessman and entrepreneur.
In 5th place with 3% is former South Carolina Governor and United Nation Ambassador Nikki Haley. As South Carolina is one of the first primary states it will be interesting to see what kind of support that Haley can generate in her home state. At 2% is former Wyoming U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney.
Rounding out the field all at 1% each is Texas Governor Greg Abbott , South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem , U.S. Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.
Not mentioned in the poll was announced officially announced presidential candidates radio talk show host Larry Elder and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.
Biden Leads RFK Jr. In Latest Polling
May 6 , 2023 - With President Joe Biden having recently announced his 2024 re- election bid , latest polling shows him with a wide lead against his so far two challengers for the Democratic nomination.
With 62% of those polled Biden is far ahead of his closest challenger , Robert F. Kennedy Jr. with 19%. For Kennedy , the son of Democratic Party icon the late United States Robert F. Kennedy of New York , this marks his first time officially running for political office. Still with 19% of those polled , Kennedy a long time environmental lawyer and activist , is off to a surprising start against a sitting president.
In third place is author and activist , Marianne Williamson with 9%. This is Williamson's second White House race as she also ran in 2020. If elected , Williamson would become the first woman president in the history of the United States.
New 2024 Poll Shows Trump and DeSantis In Close Race
February 7 , 2023 - The race for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination is starting to heat up and a new poll just released shows former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in a close race.
Trump scores 37% of those polled followed closely by DeSantis with 33%. After Trump and DeSantis no GOP presidential hopeful is in double digits.
The poll recorded in third placed former Vice President Mike Pence with 7%. After Pence , former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is at 5%. Haley is expected to be the second candidate in the Republican race for the nomination when she announces for president on February 15.
Following Haley , Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina is at 2% , with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin at 1% each.
Nikki Haley 2024 Presidential Hopeful
February 7 , 2024 - Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is expected to make an official announcement on February 15 that she is entering the 2024 race for the White House. In addition to her two terms as Governor , Haley also served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations during the Trump administration.
Haley , age 51 , won her first race for political office when she was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2004. She would serve three terms before being elected Governor in 2010.
There has been speculation for some time that one day Haley would make a run for the presidency. It looks like that day will come on February 15 , 2024.
DeSantis Leads Trump In 2024 Poll
December 11 , 2022 - With the midterm elections now over , a new poll on the state of the race for the 2024 Republican nomination for president shows Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leading former President Donald Trump. DeSantis fresh off a landslide re-election victory has the support of 47 percent of those polled to 42% for Trump.
This poll is a big change from mid-October that showed Trump then leading DeSantis by 45% to 36% , a nine point lead for Trump. While DeSantis has yet to announce if he will run for president in 2024 , Trump made it official one week after the midterms on November 15 that he was running to regain the White House. Prior to being governor , DeSantis served as a U.S. Congressman from 2013 to 2018.