1. Home
  2. /
  3. Politics
  4. /
  5. Slideshow
  6. /
  7. Nikki Haley is Beating...

Nikki Haley is Beating Trump in Swing States, Suggest New Polls

Former South Carolina governor and potential presidential candidate Nikki Haley has emerged as a leading candidate, beating both incumbent President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump in recent polling conducted by The Detroit News in Michigan.

Haley Leads in Michigan Poll

Credits: DepositPhotos

The latest Michigan poll reveals that in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup against President Biden, Nikki Haley would secure 44 percent of the vote, while Biden would receive 34 percent. This 10-point margin suggests Haley’s strong appeal among Michigan voters.

Boost from Americans for Prosperity Action

Credits: DepositPhotos

Nikki Haley’s presidential aspirations received a significant boost when Americans for Prosperity Action, a GOP donor group founded by billionaire Charles Koch, declared its “full support” for her.

Major Hit for Ron DeSantis

Credits: DepositPhotos

The endorsement did not negatively impact Trump’s popularity but dealt a blow to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who was previously the leading candidate among Republican voters.

Read More: These “Trump” Stocks Could Take Off if He’s Re-elected

Potential Trump vs. Biden Rematch

Credits: DepositPhotos

In the same Michigan poll, a hypothetical rematch between Donald Trump and President Biden showed Trump leading by 8 percentage points. Trump garnered 47 percent of the vote compared to Biden’s 39 percent.

Public Opinion in Michigan

Credits: DepositPhotos

The statewide poll, conducted by The Detroit News and WDIV-TV, surveyed 600 likely general election voters nearly 10 months ahead of the November 5 election. Only 17 percent of respondents believed Biden should be reelected, reflecting some dissatisfaction with the incumbent president.

Haley’s Advantage Against Trump

Credits: DepositPhotos

While the poll indicates that Nikki Haley may be a formidable candidate against Biden, she still lags significantly behind Donald Trump in recent Republican primary surveys.

Also Read: Judge Orders Giuliani to Promptly Pay Defamed Georgia Election Workers

Trump Dominates Republicans

Credits: DepositPhotos

According to FiveThirtyEight, Trump held 61.3 percent of the Republican primary poll as of January 9, while DeSantis and Haley trailed with 12.4 percent and 11.4 percent, respectively.

Upcoming GOP Debate

Credits: DepositPhotos

In an effort to secure second place in the Republican primary race, Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley are scheduled to debate on CNN in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa’s caucuses on January 15 will mark the beginning of the primary season.

Competitive Iowa Polling

Credits: DepositPhotos

In Iowa, where the Republican primary season kicks off, Trump continues to lead with 51.3 percent of the vote as of Tuesday. DeSantis and Haley follow with 17.2 percent and 15.8 percent, respectively.

Read More: Senator Graham Shifts Perspective on Trump’s Legal Battles

Michigan’s Recent Electoral History

Credits: DepositPhotos

In recent years, Democrats have achieved significant electoral victories in Michigan. Governor Gretchen Whitmer secured her reelection in November 2022 with a margin of over 10 percentage points. In the 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden won the state by 3 percentage points, marking a shift from Trump’s victory in 2016.

Trump’s Dominance Continues, For Now

Credits: DepositPhotos

Nikki Haley’s strong performance in the Michigan poll suggests she could be a formidable contender in the 2024 presidential race. However, the Republican primary landscape remains dominated by Donald Trump, setting the stage for a competitive primary season.

Read Next: President Biden Proposes Plans for Social Security

More from The Stock Dork – Biden Pays Homage to Eddie Johnson’s Passing

Credits: DepositPhotos

Biden Pays Homage to Eddie Johnson’s Passing

More from The Stock Dork – Boston Mayor’s ‘No whites’ Party Did Not Break the Law, Says AG

Credits: DepositPhotos

Boston Mayor’s ‘No whites’ Party Did Not Break the Law, Says AG

More from The Stock Dork – NYC Mayor Takes Action to Control Migrant Surge by Limiting Bus Arrivals

Credits: DepositPhotos

NYC Mayor Takes Action to Control Migrant Surge by Limiting Bus Arrivals

More from The Stock Dork – Nikki Haley Criticized by Voters for Omitting Slavery in Civil War Response

Credits: DepositPhotos

Nikki Haley Criticized by Voters for Omitting Slavery in Civil War Response

More from The Stock Dork – Court Documents Naming Jeffrey Epstein’s Associates Set for Public Release

Credits: DepositPhotos
mm

Malik is a skilled writer with a passion for news and current events. With their keen eye for detail, they provide insightful perspectives on the latest happenings. Stay informed and engaged!