According to a McLaughlin and Associates survey released over the weekend, former President Donald Trump has a 4-point advantage over current President Joe Biden in a prospective 2024 presidential contest.
The survey questioned, “Now, if the 2024 election for President were conducted today, which of the following best represents how you would vote in the main election for President with Donald Trump as the GOP candidate, and Joe Biden as the Dem. candidate?
49 percent voted for Trump, while 45 percent voted for Biden. There were 5% who were unsure.
36 percent of respondents who stated they would vote for Trump affirmed that they “certainly” would do so. The same was echoed by 36% of respondents of Biden.
On August 24, 2022, in Washington, President Joe Biden discussed the cancellation of student loan debt in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
Trump has not yet declared his candidacy, but Biden has declared he would run in 2024 because, according to rumors, he is the only Democrat who can beat a future Trump run. According to the survey, Trump has a 30-point advantage against Republican governor Ron DeSantis in the event of a GOP primary. There were 9% who were unsure.
On Friday, July 22, 2022, in Tampa, Florida, Republican Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis addresses the audience at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit.
On the Democratic side, Biden’s advantage against former First Lady Michelle Obama is barely 10 points (23-13 percent). Democrats are not enthusiastic about Biden’s candidacy, according to the survey.
67 percent of American voters think the country is headed in the wrong direction. The country has suffered under Biden’s presidency from higher-than-ever inflation rates, record-high gas costs, the costly departure from Afghanistan, an assault on the southern border, and more fatalities from the coronavirus than under Trump.
1,000 voters were included in the McLaughlin and Associates survey from Aug. 20–24. There was no error bar given.
There have been other polls that have demonstrated Trump’s advantage against Biden in a prospective 2020 contest. According to several surveys, Biden would likely be behind Trump in a head-to-head matchup.