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

A majority of Republican voters said they would consider voting for former President TrumpDonald TrumpMcAuliffe takes tougher stance on Democrats in Washington Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race Tom Glavine, Ric Flair, Doug Flutie to join Trump for Herschel Walker event 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 PenceBennie Thompson not ruling out subpoenaing Trump Heritage Foundation names new president Fewer than 4 in 10 say US is on right track: poll MORE, while Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisThe CDC's Title 42 order fuels racism and undermines public health Chicago sues police union over refusal to comply with vaccine mandate Crist says as Florida governor he would legalize marijuana, expunge criminal records MORE (R) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe CDC's Title 42 order fuels racism and undermines public health Ocasio-Cortez goes indoor skydiving for her birthday GOP rallies around Manchin, Sinema 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 HaleyUS rejoins UN Human Rights Council, reversing Trump exit Smarkets betting site makes Trump favorite in 2024 Nikki Haley gets lifetime post on Clemson Board of Trustees MORE, whom 15 percent of respondents said they would consider backing.

Other potential contenders included former Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoState Department watchdog probing whether Trump aides took gifts meant for foreign officials Biden shows little progress with Abraham Accords on first anniversary Biden slips further back to failed China policies MORE at 9 percent, Sen. Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyBiden's push for unity collides with entrenched partisanship The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate nears surprise deal on short-term debt ceiling hike The Memo: Culture war intensifies over school boards MORE (R-Mo.) at 8 percent and Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - House debt vote today; Biden struggles to unite Arkansas legislature splits Little Rock in move that guarantees GOP seats The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate nears surprise deal on short-term debt ceiling hike MORE (R-Ark.) at 8 percent.

Seven percent said they'd considering voting for South Dakota Gov. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemBiden presses companies to get ahead of vaccine mandate Noem releases video addressing controversy over meeting with daughter, state official The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats still at odds over Biden agenda 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