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New poll of Iowa voters signals Trump has edge over Biden in 2024

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The majority of likely Iowa voters would vote for former President Donald Trump (51%) over President Joe Biden (40%) in the 2024 general election, according to the latest Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll.

Between the lines: Independents in Iowa are giving Trump the edge over Biden, favoring him 45% to 37%, the poll published Saturday shows.

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Yes, but: While the numbers show a landslide victory for Trump — there’s room for a different Republican candidate win over Iowans during caucus season, pollster J. Ann Selzer told the Register.

What they’re saying: “If I had a choice between Gov. (Ron) DeSantis or Donald Trump, that right there would be a hard decision for me,” Franklin Troy Hommer, an independent, told the Register.

Go deeper: In a potential 2024 match, Donald Trump leads Joe Biden by double digits

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