In a rapidly shifting political landscape, one constant remains: the magnetic pull of former President Trump.
As the echoes of “Make America Great Again” still resonate with many Americans, a surprising revelation comes to light: Trump would not only dominate the Republican primary field but could also unseat President Biden in a general election, according to a recent poll.
And this isn’t just any poll, but a Harvard-Harris poll, known for its heavy leanings towards the left.
Astonishingly, Trump leads Biden with 45 to 40 percent, leaving a crucial 16% of voters undecided.
The margin is even greater when compared to Vice President Harris.
So what does this mean for the Biden administration and the Democrats?
🚨 NATIONAL POLL: Harvard/Harris
(R) Trump: 45% (+5)
(D) Biden: 40%
(R) Trump: 45% (+18)
(D) Biden: 27%
Trump — 52% (+40)
DeSantis — 12%
Ramaswamy — 10%
Pence — 7%
Haley — 4%
Scott — 2%
Christie — 2%
Harvard//Harris | 07/19-20 | 2,068 RV pic.twitter.com/qcFGHJHeIc
— InteractivePolls (@IAPolls2022) July 21, 2023
Democrats say that if Trump wins, they won't acknowledge his Presidency.
They will look to remove him under the 14th Amendment, which says anyone who is convicted of a crime against America can't hold office.
I stand with Trump!
And you? 😃https://t.co/FLbXQHOlnA
— Daniel F. Baranowski (@DFBHarvard) July 22, 2023
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— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) July 22, 2023
Moreover, the poll unveiled an underlying current of discontent, with an overwhelming 70% of voters yearning for another option.
Does this mean that the country is ready for a change again? Or is it just a sign of growing disillusionment with the current political environment?
Perhaps most concerning for Biden and his supporters is that 68% of Americans perceive him as “too old to be president.”
This report goes beyond just the numbers and dives deep into the shifting sands of the American political landscape.
Here’s what the New York Post had to say about the latest shock poll:
Former President Trump continues to dominate the Republican primary field and would beat President Biden in a general election, according to a new poll.
If the 2024 Republican presidential primary were held today, Trump would win with 52% of voters.
His nearest rival, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would lag 40 points behind with just 12%, while Vivek Ramaswamy, a biopharmaceutical entrepreneur, rounded out the top three with 10% support, according to the Harvard-Harris poll released Friday.
Trump would beat Biden in a head-to-head matchup by a margin of 45 to 40 percent — with a crucial 16% of voters undecided.Advertisement
His margin over Vice President Harris would be an even more yawning 47 to 38 percent.
The survey revealed wide discontentment with both major party candidates, however, with 70% of voters hungry for another option.
DeSantis remained the overall GOP favorite should Trump decide to get out of the race, the survey showed.
The findings also show a full 68% of Americans said they felt President Biden, 80, is “showing he is too old to be president.”
Independents, often deemed the ‘swing voters,’ have long been the sought-after demographic in any election.
They hold a particular sway, shaping the narrative and often determining the outcome of the race.
But this survey reveals a surprising turn of events: 45 percent of these independent voters favor former President Trump, with a meager 27 percent rooting for President Biden.
This glaring difference could spell disaster for Biden and the Democrats if this trend continues.
Trump crushing it with independents.
DeSanctus at 12%🤣📉 https://t.co/F0IMuSGEpo
— MAGA CANMAN (@Ca30199057Chris) July 22, 2023
Trump Beating Biden By 18 Points Among Independents https://t.co/fACwTRa5wq
— The Gateway Pundit (@gatewaypundit) July 22, 2023
A new poll from Donald Trump’s pollster shows Ron DeSantis performing better than Trump against Biden in swing districts.
DeSantis outperforms Trump vs. Biden by:
☑️ 8 points w/ Independents
☑️ 4 points w/ women
☑️ 5 points w/ Hispanics https://t.co/L8hqB1KCcy
— Giancarlo Sopo (@GiancarloSopo) July 21, 2023
But what does this all mean for the political landscape moving forward?
With independent voters leaning toward Trump, does this foreshadow a potential Republican resurgence?
Take a look at the analysis from Breitbart:
The ideological breakdown of the survey reveals that 45 percent of independent voters prefer Trump, while just 27 percent of independents support Biden.
In comparison, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is in a virtual tie in a hypothetical matchup against Biden, with 41 percent support compared to Biden’s 40 percent.
DeSantis also holds a minor two-point advantage in a hypothetical matchup against Vice President Kamala Harris, with 41 percent support to Harris’s 39 percent. However, Trump’s lead increases to 47 percent over Harris’s 40 percent.
Even though election day is over a year away, the landscape continues to turn less and less favorable for Joe Biden.
Meanwhile, President Trump appears poised to stage a major comeback.
What do you think?
Who do you think is going to win the 2024 presidential election?
Be sure to let us know your predictions in the comments below!