Trump More Than Doubles Biden’s Support Among Those Who Didn’t Vote in 2020


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A new survey contains more good news for former President Donald Trump, should he make another bid for the Oval Office in 2024.

According to a newly released Redfield & Wilton Strategies survey, Trump more than doubles support over President Joe Biden among Americans who did not vote in 2020.

“Among that group, 34 percent said they would vote for Trump in 2024 if he’s the candidate, while only 14 percent of people who didn’t vote in 2020 said the same about Biden,” Mediaite reported, citing the survey, which found both men were essentially tied at 41 percent support overall, with 11 percent undecided.

Trump also tops Vice President Kamala Harris in a hypothetical matchup, but those results are within the margin of error, the outlet noted.

The survey found:

If Donald Trump and Kamala Harris were the 2024 nominees, 43% of Americans say they would vote for Trump (up 2%) and 40% say they would vote for Harris (down 1%). In this scenario, 10% say they don’t know how they would vote (down 1%).


The survey found that Harris did slightly better than Biden with people who did not vote in 2020, though Trump trounced her by double digits as well: “34 percent said they would vote for Trump in 2024 if he’s the candidate running against VP Harris, but Harris gets 19 percent of their support,” Mediaite adds.

About a year ago, Biden said he planned to run for re-election though, at the time — March 2021 — he had not set up a re-election campaign as Trump had done. Biden blew off the question, however, stating that Trump “needed” to have a re-election campaign set up so soon.

The Redfield & Wilton Strategies survey results come on the heels of a report last week that Biden’s job approval rating in an average of RealClearPolitics polls had fallen below 40 percent for the first time in his presidency.

“A Real Clear Politics average of all the most recent national surveys measuring Biden’s standing put the president’s approval at 39% and his disapproval at 54%,” Fox News reported online.

There are a number of issues and crises that are weighing down the president’s job approval numbers:


Biden has also found himself at the center of a Russia-Ukraine border conflict in Europe. Last month, Biden predicted Russian President Vladimir Putin would advance into Ukraine, saying, “My guess is he will move in. He has to do something.”

Biden continues to take heat from Americans over rising gas prices, leading his own party to introduce a proposal to temporarily suspend the federal gas tax in order to help blunt the financial pain of surging prices at the pump.

Other costs, including energy bills, are also having an impact on Americans. New York residents say their bills have doubled in the latest wrinkle to red-hot inflation.

Americans saw their take-home pay rise the most in 40 years during Trump’s term, thanks to a booming job market and his signature tax cuts, but those wage increases have been wiped out thanks to continually rising prices.

Gas prices especially have hit consumers’ pocketbooks hard. Fox Business reported last week that prices have risen steadily over each of the past six weeks after jumping roughly a dollar or more a gallon, on average, during Biden’s first year in office.

“The nationwide average price for a gallon of gas increased to $3.42 on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s latest data. The national average is already up 12.3 cents compared to a month ago and 97.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy,” the business network reported.

Food prices have also skyrocketed.

“One of the more closely watched categories is food, as soaring prices have hit consumers’ pocketbooks, especially those least able to afford it. Food prices in December 2021 increased by 6.3% from a year earlier, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Consumer Price Index. This is the fastest pace of food-price inflation since October 2008, when swelling energy prices lifted the cost of other commodities,” CNN reported last month.

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