2024 Election

The 2024 Republican National Convention will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The site of the 2024 Democratic National Convention has not yet been selected. Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, and New York City have submitted bids. The decision had not been made as of 2/28/23.

The first Republican primary debate will be held in Milwaukee in August 2023.

The network of donors and activist groups led by conservative billionaire Charles Koch will oppose Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican nomination, mounting a direct challenge to the former president’s campaign to win back the White House. [WP 2/5/23]

The following people have indicated or been commonly named as someone thinking about or planning to run for president in 2024. This list is a result of the mining of a variety of lists published in the last few months.

The most recent addition to the list of people who have announced they are seeking the Republican nomination for president in 2024 is Vivek Ramaswamy, age 37, a multimillionaire entrepreneur and author who made a name for himself in right-wing circles by opposing corporate efforts to advance political, social, and environmental causes.

For the Republican nomination (Several on this list have said they will not run if Trump runs again.):

The following have announced their candidacies:
Donald Trump
Nikki Haley – Former governor of South Carolina
Vivek Ramaswamy – Entrepreneur and author

Kristi Noem – Governor of South Dakota
Larry Hogan – Governor of Maryland
Asa Hutchinson – Governor of Arkansas
Chris Sununu – Governor of New Hampshire
Ron DeSantis – Governor of Florida
Chris Christie – Former Governor of New Jersey
Brian Kemp – Governor pf Georgia
Mike Pence – Former Vice President
Mike Pompeo – Former Secretary of State
Glenn Youngkin – Governor of Virginia

Republicans who have said they are not running in 2024:
Rick Scott – U.S. Senator
Josh Hawley – U.S. Senator
Tom Cotton – U.S. Senator

In the 2024 Republican primary, Trump has a strong lead among potential rivals. [1/18/23]

Trump 48%
Ron DeSantis 31%
Mike Pence 8%
Liz Cheney 3%
Nikki Haley 2%
Ted Cruz 2%
Greg Abbott 1%
Kristi Noem 1%
Mike Pompeo 1%
Tim Scott 1%

For the Democratic nomination, whether President Biden runs for re-election or not.

One person, Marianne Williamson, the author and 2020 presidential candidate, has confirmed that she will launch a bid for the Democratic Party’s 2024 nomination at an event in Washington D.C. on March 4, becoming President Joe Biden’s first primary opponent.

For the Democratic nomination if Biden does not run. (The top 10 from this list, according to the Washington Post on 12/3/22, are the most likely nominees if Biden does not run.) (WW has modified this list)

  1. (Biden)
  2. Buttigieg
  3. Harris
  4. (Polis)
  5. Klobuchar
  6. Newsom
  7. (Sanders)
  8. Whitmer
  9. Shapiro
  10. Pritzker