Comparing two national surveys taken at the same time.
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.
For the Republican nomination: The following have announced their candidacies.
Donald Trump – Former President of the United States
Ron DeSantis – Governor of Florida
Nikki Haley – Former governor of South Carolina
Vivek Ramaswamy – Entrepreneur and author
Tim Scott – U.S. Senator from South Carolina
Chris Christie – Former Governor of New Jersey
Mike Pence – Former Vice President
Doug Burgum – Governor of North Dakota
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
Larry Hogan – former Governor of Maryland
Mike Pompeo – Former Secretary of State
Chris Sununu – Governor of New Hampshire
Republicans who have started to campaign and then failed to catch on or changed their minds.
Francis Suarez – Mayor of Miami
Asa Hutchison – Former Governor of Arkansas
Will Hurd – Former member of Congress/CIA
Larry Elder – Talk Show host.
Trump has a strong lead among potential rivals. [9/26/23]
Donald Trump 56.6%
Ron DeSantis 14.4%
Nikki Haley 5.8%
Vivek Ramaswamy 5.1%
Mike Pence 4.2%
Tim Scott 2.8 %
Chris Christie 2.7%
Doug Bergum 0.9%
For the Democratic nomination [9/19/23]:
Joe Biden – 65.8%
Michael Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. – 14.9 %
Marianne Williamson – 4.9%