Democratic presidential candidate Robert F.Kennedy, Jr. could be here to stay as new polls show Democratic voters aren’t keen on re-electing President Biden in 2024.
Kennedy’s polls have held steady since he launched his presidential campaign 2024and the latest Fox News poll this week shows the challenger holding 16% of the Democratic primary vote, a significant share for a primary challenger against an incumbent president.
Biden’s other main challenger, author Marianne Williamson, won 8% of the vote while the president stagnated, retaining 62% of support among Democratic primary voters since April.
2024 DEM PRIMARY POLLS FLASH WARNING SIGNS ABOUT BIDEN’S RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN
Williamson fell one point from controlling 9% of Democratic primary voters.
Although Kennedy’s Fox News polls are 3% lower than where he found himself in April, continued double-digit support since April shows President John F. Kennedy’s nephew has some power. policy.
Polls also suggest that even many Democratic voters remain unenthusiastic about backing the 80-year-old president for another term.
Other polls show Kennedy’s share among blue primary voters remaining in the same range, with CNN’s latest poll showing the environmental lawyer controlling 20%.
Biden didn’t fare much better in the CNN poll either, receiving support from 60% of Democratic primary voters while Williamson got 8%.
The president can, however, breathe a sigh of relief. The Democratic National Committee has announced that it will not hold primary debates for the 2024 cycle.
Still, a lack of primary debates doesn’t mean Biden is out of the woods.
With enough money and support, Kennedy could potentially mount an independent campaign without Democratic Party support, which could hurt Biden’s re-election effort.
Kennedy could be an election spoiler if he maintains his momentum, plays his cards right, and maintains his media push that will likely be take it to twitter for an interview with billionaire owner Elon Musk.
This possibility also becomes more real if Williamson drops out of the race and the majority of his supporters fall into Kennedy’s camp.
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As enticing as that path may be for some, becoming a presidential spoiler in America’s two-party system is a rare feat that requires a candidate to spend big bucks and the planets to align.
Still, Biden’s political bleeding serves as a warning to his campaign that his reelection isn’t as buttoned up as the campaign may believe.