A new poll on the 2024 presidential race shows former President Donald Trump’s eldest son ahead of former Vice President Mike Pence.
The YouGov/Economist poll, released Thursday, asked respondent who they wanted as their 2024 Republican presidential candidates. Among “all republicans,” 36% wanted Trump, 30% wanted Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, 9% wanted Donald Trump Jr., and 8% wanted Pence.
When broken down by so-called “MAGA Republicans,” those who identified as “non-MAGA Republicans” flavored DeSantis over Trump (36% to 24%) and Pence over Trump Jr., (12% to 8%).
The favors again switched amongst “MAGA Republicans,” who overwhelmingly favored Trump over DeSantis (49% to 21%) and Trump Jr., to Pence (11% to 4%).
The poll was conducted between Nov. 26-29 among 1,500 adult citizens. (RELATED: ‘I was Always Loyal’: Pence Declares He Is ‘Incredibly Proud’ Of Record During The Trump Administration)
Trump announced his candidacy for the 2024 race, becoming the first Republican candidate to do so. Trump did not specify who his Vice President pick would be but ruled out Pence in September, saying “it would be totally inappropriate” for Pence to be his running mate.
While Pence, who fell out with Trump after Trump blamed him for refusing to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has yet to formally announce a bid, he has not ruled on out.
Pence told Fox News he was giving “prayerful consideration” to running.
“I honestly believe that we’ll have better choices come 2024,” Pence said.