About half of Republicans would not vote for Donald Trump if he were convicted of a felony, a sign of the severe risks his legal problems pose for his 2024 U.S. presidential bid, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that closed on Thursday.
The former president and current front-runner in the Republican nomination contest for the November 2024 presidential election, Trump is due to appear in court on Thursday to face federal charges he led a conspiracy to overturn his loss in the 2020 election.
The two-day Reuters/Ipsos poll asked respondents if they would vote for Trump for president next year if he were “convicted of a felony crime by a jury.” Among Republicans, 45% said they would not vote for him, more than the 35% who said they would. The rest said they didn’t know.
Read the full article.
New Reuters Post-Trump indictment Poll
• 45/35% *Republicans* wouldn’t vote for Trump if he’s convicted
• 52/28% *Republicans* wouldn’t vote for Trump if he were serving time in prison https://t.co/xYsbfHnuO1
— Joel Weingart (@JoelWeingart_) August 3, 2023