Former US President Donald Trump has emerged as the clear favorite for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination following the retirement of Florida governor Ron DeSantis from the race.
DeSantis’ retirement reshapes the Republican landscape, boosting Trump’s odds above 90%
DeSantis’ departure provided a significant boost Trump’s chanceswith the latest data from Probability control indicating a more than 90% chance of him who secured the nomination.
DeSantisonce considered a formidable contender, he faced difficulties gaining support within the Republican primaries, securing only 21.2% of the vote. Iowa caucus vote. With the New Hampshire With the primaries looming and polls showing only 7.5% support for DeSantis, the Florida governor made the unexpected decision to suspend his presidential campaign.
Recognize the prevailing sentiment among Republican voters, DeSantis said he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee and affirmed his commitment to honoring that pledge. Despite past disagreements with Trump, he endorsed the former president, further solidifying Trump’s position in the race.
Additionally, DeSantis said that Nikki Haley, the only other major candidate left in the primary race, represents the “old guard Republicans of the past” and is a “repackaged form of reheated corporatism.”
Trump’s recent triumph in Iowa, where he won an impressive 51% vote share, resulted in a substantial increase in his odds. Second Probability controlTrump is now rated at even money (implying a 50% chance) of winning the 2024 US election. Other platforms, such as 888sport, offer odds of 6/5 (45% chance) for Trump to win.
Trump’s dominance in early races positions him as the clear favorite over Nikki Haley
As the Republican primaries unfold, Nikki Haley remains Trump’s only challenger, with odds of 12/1. However, Trump’s dominance in early races, coupled with DeSantis’ support, positions him as the favorite among political bettors and analysts.
OddsChecker statistics not only highlight Trump’s rise within the Republican Party, but also highlight the growing likelihood of a Trump-Biden rematch in the 2024 general election. Both Trump and Biden are currently priced at 45 cents on the PredictIt market, signaling a neck-and-neck race.
The landscape of the 2024 presidential race is marked by skepticism and disbelief, with Republicans question Biden’s ability to secure the Democratic nomination and Democrats express concern about the potential impact of legal challenges to Trump’s candidacy.
The intricate dynamics set the stage for a closely watched and intriguing electoral contest, with the odds pointing to a gripping showdown between Trump and Biden.