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Reeher Speaks With CNY Central, The Hill and Newsweek About the 2024 Presidential Election

January 8, 2024

CNY Central,Newsweek,The Hill

Grant Reeher

Grant Reeher

The kickoff to the 2024 presidential election cycle is less than two weeks away and the U.S. is headed toward a rematch between President Biden and former President Trump. But the dissatisfaction with the presumptive nominees is growing among voters.

“It’s a product of the fact that both of these candidates have very serious drawbacks, and they have drawbacks of different natures,” Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, tells The Hill“The independents that are part of the polling…don’t like either of them. And then, of course the Democrats in the polls are not going to give Trump any positive ratings, and Republicans are not going to give Biden any positive ratings,” he says.

Reeher tells CNY Central that voters are unhappy with not only the potential of another Donald Trump or Joe Biden term but also with those two being on the ballot come November with Trump's first political test coming in Iowa in just 12 days. “I think if Iowa and New Hampshire don't go well for him, this thing really turns wide open and if that's the case, then New York could figure very prominently in that story,” he says.

Reeher was also quoted in the Newsweek article, “Donald Trump's Telltale Sign He's Worried About Nikki Haley.”

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