Which Democrats could run against Joe Biden in 2024?

It's a long year until the party formally crowns a nominee

President Biden.
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Ready or not, President Biden is running for re-election in 2024. He launched his campaign for a second term on April 25, exactly four years after he launched his successful 2020 bid. Not all Democrats are excited about his re-election campaign, but he's expected to handily win their 2024 nomination.

Last summer, the 80-year-old president rejected the idea that a large majority of his own party's voters don't want him on the ballot in 2024, after a reporter cited poll numbers suggesting just 26% of Democrats wanted him to be the nominee. "Read the polls, Jack!" Biden said. "You guys are all the same. That poll showed that 92% of Democrats, if I ran, would vote for me." This statement, however, was somewhat misleading: 92% of Democrats said they would vote for Biden in a general election rematch with former President Donald Trump, not in a Democratic primary.

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