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Who will run for President from the Republican Party in 2024?

 The 2024 US presidential elections are slated to be the 60th quadrennial presidential election. Incumbent president Joe Biden has stated that he will be running for re-election to a second term, although no official statements have been revealed yet. 

Nominees from the Republican party 

Donald Trump suffered a landslide defeat at the hands of Joe Biden and was also later impeached by the house. He was, however, acquitted in his second impeachment trial and therefore can consider a re-run at the 2024 elections. 

As of November 2021, the candidates listed below have expressed interest in running for President in 2024 in the past six months:- 

  • Chris Christie, 55th Governor of New Jersey (2010–2018)
  • Ted Cruz, United States Senator from Texas (2013–present); candidate for President in 2016
  • Adam Kinzinger, United States Representative from IL-16 (2011–present)
  • Francis X. Suarez, 43rd Mayor of Miami (2017–present)
  • Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States (2017–2021); Republican presidential nominee in 2020 and 2016 and Reform Party candidate in 2000.

Also, the following have been speculated to be potential candidates in the last six months:- 

  • Greg Abbott, 48th Governor of Texas (2015–present); Attorney General of Texas (2002–2015); Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas (1996–2001)
  • Ron DeSantis, 46th Governor of Florida (2019–present); United States Representative from FL-06 (2013–2018)
  • Geoff Duncan, 12th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia (2019–present); Member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 26th district (2013–2017)
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene, United States Representative from GA-14 (2021–present)
  • Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2017–2018); 116th Governor of South Carolina (2011–2017)
  • Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States (2017–2021); 50th Governor of Indiana (2013–2017); United States Representative from IN-02 (2001–2003) and IN-06 (2003–2013)
  • Chris Sununu, 82nd Governor of New Hampshire (2017–present); Member of the New Hampshire Executive Council (2011–2017)
  • Donald Trump Jr., businessman and eldest son of former president Donald Trump
  • Glenn Youngkin, Governor-elect of Virginia

 

The following were declined candidature:- 

  • Tucker Carlson, host of Tucker Carlson Tonight (2016–present) and co-founder of The Daily Caller
  • Liz Cheney, United States Representative from WY-AL (2017–present) and daughter of the 46th Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney
  • Dan Crenshaw, United States Representative from TX-02 (2019–present)
  • Joni Ernst, United States Senator from Iowa (2015–present)
  • Josh Hawley, United States Senator from Missouri (2019–present)
  • Kristi Noem, 33rd Governor of South Dakota (2019–present); United States Representative from SD-AL (2011–2019)
  • Dan Patrick, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Texas (2015–present)
  • Mike Pompeo, 70th United States Secretary of State (2018–2021); 6th Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2017–2018), United States Representative from KS-4 (2011–2017)
  • Paul Ryan, 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (2015–2019); United States Representative from WI-01 (1999–2019) and 2012 Republican vice-presidential nominee
  • Tim Scott, United States Senator from South Carolina (2013–present); United States Representative from SC-01 (2011–2013), Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 117th district (2009–2011), Member of the Charleston County Council from the 3rd district (1995–2009)
  • Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United States (2017–2021); eldest daughter of former President Donald Trump
  • Scott Walker, 45th Governor of Wisconsin (2011–2019); 5th Executive of Milwaukee County (2002–2010), Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from the 14th district (1993–2002), candidate for President in 2016

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