First Polls After Trump Conviction: Warning Signs For Republican – EVOL


Nearly half of Independents said they want former President Donald Trump to drop his 2024 campaign after a New York jury found him guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business records in his criminal hush money case, according to a new poll released Saturday, following another poll Friday that showed other warning signs for the Republican candidate.

Key Facts

A Morning Consult conducted on Friday found 54% of registered voters either “strongly” or “somewhat” approve the guilty verdict, and though 49% said Trump should be sentenced to probation, over 44% who said he should be given a prison sentence (68% of respondents said he should be fined).

Roughly 49% of Independents in the poll said they believe Trump should drop out of the presidential race, just one day after Trump was convicted in his criminal trial in New York.

The survey also found 15% of likely Republican voters believe Trump should drop his campaign, while 8% of self-proclaimed Trump supporters in the survey said the same.

A Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted just hours after Trump’s guilty verdict was read also found 56% of Republican voters said the



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