Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis

A majority of Republican voters said they would consider voting for former President TrumpDonald TrumpFive takeaways from the Ohio special primaries Missouri Rep. Billy Long enters Senate GOP primary Trump-backed Mike Carey wins GOP primary in Ohio special election MORE in the 2024 Republican presidential primary, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.

Fifty-six percent of registered Republican voters said they'd consider casting their ballots for Trump in the next GOP primary.

Twenty-eight percent said they would consider former Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceOfficers' powerful Capitol riot testimony underscores Pelosi's partisan blunder RealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Want to improve vaccine rates? Ask for this endorsement MORE, while Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisFlorida poll: DeSantis falls behind Crist as COVID-19 cases surge Overnight Health Care: Florida becomes epicenter of COVID-19 surge | NYC to require vaccination for indoor activities | Biden rebukes GOP governors for barring mask mandates Biden rebukes GOP governors for barring mask mandates MORE (R) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzUp next in the culture wars: Adding women to the draft Biden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet 228 Republican lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade MORE (R-Texas) tied for third place.

 

The only other person to garner double-digit consideration was former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyWill Pence primary Trump — and win? Noem to travel to South Carolina for early voting event Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis MORE, whom 15 percent of respondents said they would consider backing.

Other potential contenders included former Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoNoem to travel to South Carolina for early voting event Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Pence v. Biden on China: Competing but consistent visions MORE at 9 percent, Sen. Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyOvernight Defense: Biden administration expands Afghan refugee program | Culture war comes for female draft registration | US launches third Somalia strike in recent weeks Up next in the culture wars: Adding women to the draft Biden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet MORE (R-Mo.) at 8 percent and Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonOvernight Defense: Biden administration expands Afghan refugee program | Culture war comes for female draft registration | US launches third Somalia strike in recent weeks Up next in the culture wars: Adding women to the draft Chuck Todd is dead wrong: Liberal bias defines modern journalism MORE (R-Ark.) at 8 percent.

Seven percent said they'd considering voting for South Dakota Gov. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemSouth Dakota Gov. Noem says she doesn't plan to increase vaccine messaging Republican governors revolt against CDC mask guidance Western US airports face jet fuel shortage MORE (R), while 5 percent said the same of Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.).

Six percent of voters in the survey chose someone else and another 6 percent said none of the above.

The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 957 registered voters. It has a margin of error of 3.17 percentage points.

Gabriela Schulte