A new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll found that former President Donald Trump is the clear front-runner in a hypothetical 2024 Republican primary, leading Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis by 18 points.
The poll found that 46 percent of Republican voters would support Trump, compared to 28 percent who support DeSantis.
Former Vice President Mike Pence, who many speculate will launch a presidential bid in 2024, received just seven percent support. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) came in fourth place in the poll with three percent, while Nikki Haley, Mike Pompeo, and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) each polled at two percent.
The Harvard poll was taken after last week’s midterm elections and days after Trump announced his 2024 presidential campaign.
“In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for the president of the United States,” Trump told a crowd…