One twelvemonth retired from nan 2024 primaries, present is nan debut Fox News nationalist survey connected nan statesmanlike information races. Spoiler alert, erstwhile President Donald Trump looks formidable, while President Biden faces doubt.
Republican superior voters were publication a database of 15 announced and potential candidates for nan 2024 nomination. Trump tops nan database pinch 43%, followed by Ron DeSantis astatine 28%, Nikki Haley and Mike Pence astatine 7% each, and Greg Abbott and Liz Cheney astatine 2% each.
Fox News canvass indicates which 2024 Republican nominee was preferred among Republican superior voters. (Fox News Polls)
All others person 1% aliases less. Even astatine this early stage, only 3% are unsure of their pick.
Among Republican superior voters, men, women, those nether and complete property 45, and those without a assemblage grade each put Trump first and DeSantis second. The Florida politician is up among those pinch a assemblage grade and those who deliberation Biden was legitimately elected, and nan 2 are wrong a constituent aliases truthful among suburban voters and those pinch higher incomes.
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"Currently, nan GOP superior dynamics are simple," says Daron Shaw, a Republican, who conducts nan Fox News survey pinch Democrat Chris Anderson. "DeSantis needs Trump to falter because astir of nan erstwhile president's supporters spot nan Florida politician arsenic nan second-best choice. At nan aforesaid time, different candidates request DeSantis to falter because his supporters person nary azygous fallback action and would beryllium up-for-grabs should he occurrence out."
Fox News canvass indicates Donald Trump superior voters' 2nd prime for nan 2024 Republican nominee. (Fox News Polls)
Fox News canvass indicates Ron DeSantis superior voters' 2nd prime for nan 2024 Republican nominee. (Fox News Polls)
Trump tops Haley by 66-24% successful a matchup betwixt nan 2 announced GOP candidates. (Businessman Vivek Ramaswamy announced his candidacy mid-survey.)
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While 37% of Democratic superior voters want to support Biden arsenic their party’s nominee, a mostly of 53% says they would for illustration personification other to run.
Fox News canvass indicates whether Democratic superior voters want Joe Biden arsenic nan 2024 statesmanlike nominee aliases personification else. (Fox News Polls)
That support for Biden pales successful comparison to what Trump received 4 years ago. In February 2019, astatine this aforesaid constituent successful nan predetermination cycle, 72% of GOP registered voters wanted to support Trump arsenic their party’s nominee – astir double Biden's existent support.
Meanwhile, 84% of Democratic superior voters o.k. of nan occupation Biden is doing arsenic president.
"They for illustration him and nan occupation he’s doing, moreover if they mightiness wish for an replacement successful 2024," says Anderson.
Roughly adjacent numbers opportunity they scheme to participate successful nan Democratic (40%) and GOP (41%) superior aliases caucus successful their state. Four years ago, successful March 2019, it was 41% Democratic and 38% Republican.
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Overall, 77%, favour requiring intelligence competency tests for politicians complete property 75.
Fox News canvass indicates whether voters judge intelligence competency tests should beryllium required for politicians complete property 75. (Fox News Polls)
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Fifty-one-year-old Haley suggested nan cognitive exams during nan first week of her 2024 campaign. The tests would use to some Biden (age 80) and Trump (age 76).
More Millennials (83%) and Gen Xers (84%) want nan tests than Baby Boomers (66%), and much Republicans (87%) and independents (74%) favour them than Democrats (67%).
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Conducted February 19-22, 2023, nether nan associated guidance of Beacon Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R), this Fox News Poll includes interviews pinch 1,006 registered voters nationwide who were randomly selected from a elector record and said pinch unrecorded interviewers connected some landlines and cellphones. The canvass has a separator of sampling correction of positive aliases minus 3 percent points for each registered voters and positive aliases minus 4.5 points for Democratic and Republican superior voters.
Fox News’ Victoria Balara contributed to this report.