Seven Republican Presidential candidates – but not front-runner Donald Trump – participated in the second GOP debate last night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The first such contest had only a small effect on the polls, so this one seems likely to do the same. Yet every twist and turn matters in the long and winding road of a presidential election. Therefore, … [Read more...] about Candidate Round-Up: The Second 2024 GOP Presidential Debate
2024 GOP Presidential Primary
It’s that time again, as the second Republican primary debate of the 2024 election cycle nears. Set for September 27th at the Reagan Presidential Library, this event will feature just six candidates as Governor Doug Burgum and ex-Governor Asa Hutchinson both failed to qualify. Obviously, though, they aren’t the only candidate who won’t be on that stage, as front-runner … [Read more...] about Where the Participants All Stand Ahead of the Second GOP Presidential Debate
The GOP Presidential Primary season is heating up, with the Iowa Caucuses just over four months away. In the aftermath of the inaugural debate, candidates will set their sights on steering their campaigns in a positive direction, with the goal of making gains in subsequent polling. Several compelling storylines have taken center stage in the weeks preceding the inaugural … [Read more...] about 2024 Republican Primary Polling Update: Trump with Firm Grasp on Field Ahead of First Debate
I think it’s fair to say that, so far, 2023 hasn’t gone the way Ron DeSantis must’ve hoped it would back in January. After all, DeSantis was arguably the biggest winner of the 2022 midterms. In a night filled with Republican disappointments, the GOP Governor stood out from the crowd by putting together an impressive 19-point re-election victory. Furthermore, thanks to … [Read more...] about One Month After Ron DeSantis Jumped In, What’s the State of Play in the GOP’s 2024 Primary?
North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced his candidacy for the GOP Nomination in the Wall Street Journal on June 7th, joining the growing list of candidates opposing Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican Nomination. Burgum spent the majority of his life in the private sector, building a software company he sold to Microsoft for over a billion dollars in 2001. Burgum has … [Read more...] about Billionaire North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum Enters 2024 Presidential Race