The unfortunate news for President Joe Biden keeps coming in. The latest comes from a new poll that finds likely voters don’t want him to run for re-election by a 2-to-1 margin.
What’s more, in a 2024 battle against former President Trump, the Democratic president faces one of the most significant disparities that has ever existed.
In the Secrets survey, released earlier this week, Trump had a 50 percent to 36 percent advantage over Biden.
Surveys and Polls on Biden’s Re-election Chances
Early results of a Rasmussen Research poll, funded by the Heartland Institute, found “a majority of respondents believe President Biden should not run for reelection in 2024.”
A majority of respondents were also determined to have said Biden “would fail a rematch against Trump by double-digit majorities.”
Not surprising. Trump won the 2020 election. It was a landslide. Who gave the order to stop counting votes in 6 states at the same time?
2024 Shock: Biden 36%, Trump 50% https://t.co/7hVFGwvM8V
— Scott4Trump (@ScottCurit) May 5, 2022
Most probable voters in the United States (61 percent) feel Biden really shouldn’t run for president a second time in 2024.
Only 28 percent believe Biden should run for reelection, with another 11 percent unsure.
In a study conducted by the Heartland Institute and Rasmussen Reports, “if the next federal election were held today and Biden were running opposite Trump, 50 percent would vote for Trump, and 36 percent would vote for Biden.”
Trump has been tight-lipped about his plans, whereas most former associates believe he will seek to be president again. Biden stated he will seek reelection, particularly if Trump decides to run again.
Trump has gained such a commanding lead in Republican presidential polls that even Trump’s critic and former rival, Sen. Mitt Romney, stated this week the past president would be the one to win the nomination.
My 20 year old Grandson told me that a LOT of his friends are wishing Trump was President instead of Biden, and HOPE he’ll become President again in 2024.
— Dr.Darrell Scott (@PastorDScott) May 4, 2022
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Biden, on the other hand, isn’t in control.
His support is eroding at a rapid pace. According to the Heartland Institute’s assessment, “while 64 percent of black voters expressed a favorable opinion of Biden, only 39 percent expressed a desire for him to run for re-election.”
It also noted that “among Hispanics, only 43 percent expressed a favorable opinion of Biden, and only 31 percent expressed a desire for him to run in the 2024 presidential race.”
“Women voters, who are critical to Biden’s 2020 triumph, have become disenchanted with the president, as only 26 percent of women supporting the president running for a second term.”
Alternatively, if Trump decides not to run, the study found Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would win over Romney, but by a somewhat smaller margin of 46 percent to 35 percent.
In addition, DeSantis consistently polls higher than any other Republican candidate in a Trump-free primary in 2024.
A total of 1,004 potential voters participated in the poll. Rasmussen said that 35% of those polled were Democrats, 33% were Republicans, and 32% were classified as “other.”
With 55 percent disapproving and 42 percent in favor of Biden, Rasmussen’s approval rating for the president is average across all surveys.