2024 Primary Races: Nearly 3 In 10 Trump Supporters & Half Of Biden Supporters Signal They Are Open To Other Options, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Voters Support Age Limits On Candidates For President & Congress

According to a poll released today by Quinnipiac University (KWIN-uh-pea-ack), 57 percent of voters leaning towards the Republican Party and 62 percent of Republicans now stand in support of former President Donald Trump for the Republican Party nomination in the 2024 race.

All other Republican candidates listed receive less than 2 percent support. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie receives 2 percent support, while Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina receives 3 percent support. Former Vice President Mike Pence, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, and former United Nations Ambassador also receive 5 percent support each. Additionally, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy receives 6 percent support in today’s poll. However, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida receives the highest support with 12 percent.

Depending on what happens in the Republican primary, they might change their choice for the leading candidate. They say that they are firmly set on their choice, with 48 percent saying that depending on what happens in the leading Republican primary, they might change their choice, while 50 percent say that they are firmly set on their choice for the Republican nomination.

Depending on their candidate choice, they might change what happens leading up to the primary. While 29 percent say this, 68 percent of Trump-supporting voters are firmly set on what happens leading up to the Republican primary, regardless of what they say.

In the 2024 Democratic presidential primary, Marianne Williamson, an author, receives 8% of support, while F. Robert Kennedy Jr., An anti-vaccine activist and environmental lawyer, receives 11% of support. Among Democratic voters leaning towards environmental issues and Democrats in general, Joe Biden receives the highest support at 73%.

Depending on what happens in the Democratic primary, Democratic voters and Democrats among them who support a candidate may change their choice, with 58 percent saying they are firmly set on their choice for the Democratic nomination, while 39 percent say they are leaning towards a candidate depending on what happens in the primary.

Among voters supporting Biden in the Democratic primary, 51 percent say that their choice of candidate might change based on what happens leading up to the primary, while 46 percent firmly say that it doesn’t matter what happens, Biden is the leading candidate.

said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.

National Election

In a hypothetical general election matchup for the year 2024, 46 percent of registered voters expressed their support for Trump, while 47 percent indicated their support for Biden, according to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University in August. It is worth noting that the results remained unchanged and the competition between the former President Trump and President Biden was essentially a dead heat.

Biden stated that 44 percent of registered voters supported him, while Trump claimed that 51 percent did.

added Malloy.

Candidates’ Age

There is opposition to the establishment of any age threshold for 34 percent of voters. Among the voters, 2 percent are in favor of an age limit of 85 years old, 5 percent prefer it to be 80 years old, 19 percent support 75 years old, and 30 percent of voters advocate for a limit of 70 years old. Additionally, Republicans (57 – 39 percent) endorse the idea of implementing maximum age restrictions, while Democrats (60 – 37 percent) and Independents (66 – 28 percent) also show strong support. Overall, there is widespread backing among all the mentioned groups, with 61 – 34 percent in favor of establishing a maximum age requirement for presidential candidates in the United States.

Republicans support setting a maximum age limit for candidates to run for Congress at 33 – 64 percent, while Democrats support it at 32 – 66 percent, and Independents support it at 25 – 71 percent. Additionally, 30 – 66 percent of voters support setting a maximum age limit for candidates to run for the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.

According to Quinnipiac University’s May 24, 2023 poll, 65 – 32 percent of voters stated that he was too advanced in age, in contrast to 68 – 28 percent of voters who believe that Joe Biden is not sufficiently young to effectively fulfill another 4-year term as president.

As the president, voters believe that Donald Trump is still capable of effectively serving another 4-year term, with a majority of 63-34 percent compared to May when voters expressed that Trump was not too advanced in age, with a majority of 59-36 percent.


In the August poll conducted by Quinnipiac University, President Biden’s job approval rating of 39 – 55 percent remained constant, as voters assigned him this rating.

Voters were asked about Biden’s handling of the economy.Output: Voters were surveyed regarding Biden’s management of the economy.

  • The reaction to Russia’s incursion into Ukraine: 43 percent endorse, while 51 percent oppose.
  • Pricing of prescription drugs: 41 percent express approval, while 39 percent express disapproval.
  • Public opinion on climate change: 36 percent approve, while 53 percent disapprove;.
  • The economy: 35 percent approve, while 60 percent are not in favor.

    Currently, the primary concern for the majority of voters is the cost of fuel and consumer products, with forty-nine percent expressing this sentiment. Conversely, thirty-four percent indicate that housing or rent expenses are their main worry, while nine percent point to the stock market, and four percent refer to their employment status. According to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University in January 2023, forty-eight percent of respondents mentioned the price of gas and consumer goods as their top concern, followed by twenty-eight percent who identified housing or rent costs, fourteen percent who cited the stock market, and five percent who expressed apprehension about their job situation.

    33 percent believe it is highly probable, 40 percent believe it is moderately probable, 19 percent believe it is not very probable, and 6 percent believe it is highly improbable. When voters were questioned about the likelihood of an economic recession occurring in the upcoming year.

    According to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted in May 2022, 46% of voters believed that there was a high probability of an economic recession occurring in the coming year. Additionally, 39% of voters considered it to be moderately likely, while 8% believed it to be unlikely, and a mere 4% thought it to be highly unlikely.

    added Malloy.

    Hunter Biden

    Not trailing it too closely, 30 percent indicate that they are, while 69 percent claim to be keeping up with news regarding the Justice Department’s inquiries into Hunter Biden, the son of President Biden, either with great attention (28 percent) or to some extent (41 percent), with almost 7 out of 10 voters (69 percent).

    Half of the voters, approximately 49 percent, have expressed that the treatment of Hunter Biden by the Department of Justice has not been tough enough, while 31 percent have stated that it has been fair, and 6 percent have said that it has been tough.

    A majority of voters, 58 percent to be exact, closely follow the investigation by House Republicans into Hunter Biden’s business dealings with China and Ukraine when his father was vice president, while 33 percent somewhat closely follow it and 25 percent very closely follow it.

    He did not believe that the offer was wrong, and he did not believe that he did anything illegal, but he believed that he did something unethical, with a 34 percent of voters believing that his business dealings with China and Ukraine were illegal when his father was the vice president, Hunter Biden believed.

    While serving as vice president, Joe Biden was not involved in the business dealings of Biden Hunter in China and Ukraine, according to 50 percent of voters who do not think Biden was involved.

    Joe Biden was involved in the belief of 40 percent of voters, while 11 percent did not offer an opinion. He did not do anything wrong, but 1 percent believe he was involved. Although he did not do anything illegal, he did something unethical, and 13 percent believe he was involved. While Joe Biden was the vice president, 35 percent of voters believe he was involved in illegal activities and business dealings with China and Ukraine through his son Hunter Biden.

    added Malloy.

    Trump Charges or Trump Legal Accusations

    When questioned about the serious charges brought against the ex-president in four distinct indictments at both state and federal levels, voters were inquired about their opinion.

  • During the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, he made various actions, including attempting to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. His seriousness levels varied, with 25% not being serious at all, 8% not being serious at all, 8% being somewhat serious, and 56% being very serious.
  • In Georgia, there is an ongoing effort to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, which involves allegations of violating the state’s RICO statute, also known as the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The seriousness of these allegations is as follows: 54 percent are considered highly serious, 9 percent are somewhat serious, 8 percent are not too serious, and 25 percent are not serious at all.
  • Leaving the White House after mishandling classified documents, including charges of obstructing justice, there was a serious lack of seriousness, with 25% not being serious at all and 9% not being serious enough, while 13% were somewhat serious and a significant 51% were very serious.
  • 32 percent extremely serious, 23 percent moderately serious, 14 percent not particularly serious, and 29 percent not serious in the slightest: encompassing a payment to silence an adult film actress, fabricating business documents.
  • Between September 7th and 11th, a survey was conducted on a total of 1,910 people from various parts of the United States, with a margin of error of +/- 2.2 percentage points.

    The survey included 1,726 registered self-identified voters, with a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points. It consisted of 724 Democratic-leaning voters and 728 Republican-leaning voters.

    The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Ph.D. Doug Schwartz, has been conducting non-partisan, independent surveys on a random sample of adults using both cell phones and landlines. They adhere to the best industry practices in terms of dialing random digits to reach live interviewers. The surveys cover a wide range of topics including issues, politics, and state and national polls since 1994.

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