Former President Donald Trump is pulling ahead of the pack in New Hampshire, according to a new poll released just days before he is set to deliver a major speech in the state.
The poll, conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, shows Trump with 42% support among likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire. His nearest challenger, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, is at 28%, followed by former Vice President Mike Pence at 12%.
The survey also reveals that New Hampshire Republicans overwhelmingly support Trump. Among the state’s likely Republican primary voters, he has an 82% favorability rating.
On Saturday, Trump is expected to give a significant address in Salem, New Hampshire. His speech is anticipated to serve as a significant launchpad for his 2024 presidential bid.
The nation’s first primary, held in New Hampshire, is seen as a crucial litmus test for potential presidential contenders. In the primary in New Hampshire, Trump prevailed in both 2016 and 2020.
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As Trump prepares for his 2024 campaign, his high performance in the New Hampshire poll is encouraging. That demonstrates that he is still the front-runner for the Republican nomination, and it will probably help him gain ground as the early primary states approach.