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Oddsmakers say Harris, not Biden, most likely to win 2024 nomination, election
Oddsmakers give Vice President Harris better chances than President Biden to win the 2024 Democratic presidential nomination and general election, according to a Friday release from online betting site US-Bookies.
"Kamala Harris remains the favorite to win the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election. Her 7/2 odds (22.2% implied probability) put her just ahead of Joe Biden, who's 9/2 (18.2%) to win re-election in 2024," the release read.
The site gives Harris 7-to-4 odds of being the 2024 Democratic nominee, compared to 9-to-4 for Biden, who at 78 became the oldest person ever sworn into the office.
Biden has said he plans to run again in 2024, and Harris has given no indication that she would challenge him.
"My plan is to run for reelection, that's my expectation," the president told reporters last month.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is oddsmakers' second favorite - behind former President Trump - for the 2024 Republican nomination. Trump and Haley rank third and fourth, respectively, for the best odds at winning the next presidential election, behind Harris and Biden.
Haley said earlier this week that she would not seek the GOP nomination if Trump does.
"I would not run if President Trump ran, and I would talk to him about it," the former South Carolina governor said Monday.
"Recent reports suggested Haley would not run in 2024 if Trump does, but bookies say she'd have the best shot at beating him," a US-Bookies spokesperson said in the release. "At 11/1 to win the 2024 election, she's just behind Trump, who's 11/2."
Trump has neither confirmed nor denied a 2024 presidential bid.
Behind Trump and Haley, oddsmakers give the best chances for the GOP nomination to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, at 6-to-1, and former Vice President Mike Pence, 9-to-1.