Who are the current GOP candidates running for the 2024 presidential election?

Their policies, promises, and chances to win.

Xiaodong Fang

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As of November 2023, there are several Republican candidates running for the 2024 presidential election. Here is a list of some of the candidates according to recent announcement and updates.

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Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump announced his campaign for a non-consecutive second presidential term in the 2024 U.S. presidential election on November 15, 2022. According to CNN, Trump continues to deny the outcome of the 2020 election he lost to Joe Biden and promotes baseless conspiracy theories about election fraud. As of August 2023, Trump faces 91 criminal charges across four separate cases against him, including over his efforts to overturn the 2020 election result and his alleged mishandling of classified documents after leaving office.

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If Donald Trump were to win another term in the 2024 presidential election, he has made several promises regarding his plans for the federal government and social safety net programs. He has also made statements about seeking retribution against his political opponents and appointing a special prosecutor to “go after” Biden and his family.

According to Wikipedia, Trump has made several campain promises for 2024, including overhauling key factions of the federal government, slashing social safety net programs, seeking retribution against his political opponents, and appointing a special prosecutor to “go after” Biden and his family.

As of October 30, 2023, Donald Trump is leading the Republican polls for 2024 presidential election with an average of 56.9% popular support.

Figure obtaine from FiveThirtyEight.com

Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis, the arch-conservative, culture-warrior Florida governor who ironically saw his political career take off by defending and channeling former President Donald…

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Xiaodong Fang

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