The latest Quinnipiac University national survey offers some intriguing insights into the current political landscape.
Former President Donald Trump maintains a significant 14-point lead over potential Republican presidential nomination rival, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. With 46% support among Republicans and GOP-leaning voters, Trump’s popularity within the party remains unshaken. Interestingly, President Biden is struggling with a low approval rating of just 39%.
In hypothetical 2024 general election matchups, Biden has only a slight four-point lead over Trump and a narrow one-point lead over DeSantis.
This clearly highlights the dissatisfaction with the current administration and the desire for effective leadership. Despite ongoing legal scrutiny and potential indictments, Trump’s support within the Republican Party remains strong.
It is important to note that no former president has ever faced criminal charges, and it remains to be seen if these legal issues will have any significant impact on Trump’s political future.
Governor DeSantis’ popularity has grown among conservatives due to his firm stance against coronavirus restrictions and his assertive actions in the ongoing culture wars.
His 19-point victory in the Florida gubernatorial re-election in November has solidified his position as a strong contender in the 2024 race.
In conclusion, the Quinnipiac poll demonstrates that the Republican Party is gaining momentum. With Trump and DeSantis leading the way, there is a strong possibility of reclaiming the White House in 2024.