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The battle behind Donald Trump intensifies after Mike Pence’s defection

on monday Ballot Former US President Donald Trump enjoys a clear lead in the state of Iowa, where the Republican Party primaries begin with the nomination meeting on January 15. 43% of those surveyed said they support Trump.

Behind him, former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis tied among voters in Iowa, each receiving 16%. In the latest poll, Haley increased by ten percentage points, while DeSantis declined by three percentage points. He is followed by South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, with seven percent.

I am from National measurements However, DeSantis still holds on to second place ahead of Haley. He has the support of 14% of Republican voters, compared to 8% for Haley, according to the polling site FiveThirtyEight.

Nationally, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis still ranks a clear second behind Trump in the polls.

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Scanning The poll was conducted in Iowa before former Vice President Mike Pence announced he would abandon his 2024 campaign. Pence received only 2 percent of Iowa voter support in the most recent poll.

According to observers, Nikki Haley is learning to be the candidate with the most support from Pence’s defection, they write. Watchman. In a statement after Pence’s announcement, she praised the former vice president’s work.

Main favorite in primary school, Former President Donald Trump is himself certain that he will win the important first round.

– I go around saying that of course we’re going to win Iowa, but my staff says I can’t assume a win, Trump says according to AP.

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