Majority Of Democrats Don’t Want Joe Biden To Run For President In 2024
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A newly released poll has indicated that a majority of Democrats want someone other than Joe Biden to run for Presidency in the 2024 election campaign.
While Biden may still be the preferred candidate to Donald Trump, the rest of the poll results are looking quite bleak for the current United States President.
The poll was conducted by The New York Times/Siena College Research Institute and found that 64 per cent of Democratic voters are after a new leader coming into 2024.
Biden will almost be 82 years of age once the 2024 election rolls around so perhaps it’s an indication that Americans are after some young blood.
That idea is most certainly reflected in the polling statistics as well, with a whopping 94 per cent of Democrats aged 30 years old or below wanting someone besides Biden to be heading up their preferred party.
Of those who want the former Delaware Senator out of the Democratic top billing, 33 per cent cited his age as the top reason, while 32 per cent cited displeasure with his job performance.
For the supposed major progressive party in the United States, you can’t help but agree that someone younger should be at the helm.
So look out Joe, Kamala Harris could be coming for your spot.
As for his workings in the White House, Americans are going through an incredibly tough time at the moment, so there's no wonder there is displeasure with the man who is meant to be running the show.
Biden recently did sign an executive order to allow safeguard access to reproductive healthcare services such as abortion pills and contraception, in the wake of Roe v Wade being overturned.
However, protestors outside the White House claimed that the signing of that executive order wasn’t enough to protect their rights, according to AlJazeera.
Meanwhile, a recent bill passed to toughen requirements for young people to buy guns, and denies firearms to domestic abusers, was overshadowed by yet another mass shooting at Highland Park, Illinois.
A gunman shot and killed seven people at an Independence Day parade.
There is some sort of positive to come out of the poll for Biden though.
If he were to go up against a Republican Party once again led by Donald Trump he would likely defeat his adversary with 44 per cent of the votes compared to 41 per cent for Trump.
If we’re once again having Biden and Trump fighting it out for the Presidency of the United States, who were already the oldest candidates in the country’s history, then that's a pretty good indication that America really hasn’t grown that much.
As the poll showed, just 13 per cent of voters believed the United States was ‘on the right track’, whilst 77 per cent said it was ‘headed in the wrong direction’.
With recent events seemingly taking the States back into the 20th century, that direction certainly isn’t a forward one.