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Trump 2024? Former President Leads With GOP Voters

Nearly half of Republican voters pick former President Donald Trump as the candidate they want for 2024, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as the only strong alternative.

A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 47% of Likely Republicans voters choose Trump as the candidate they would be most likely to support to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2024. DeSantis was second with 20%, followed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney (7%), Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (6%) and former Vice President Mike Pence (5%). Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo each got three percent (3%), the same as the number of GOP voters saying they’d support “some other candidate” in 2024. Only one percent (1%) of Republican voters support Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul as the 2024 nominee. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 21-22, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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