(PatriotNewsDaily.com) – The recently released NBC News/ Des Moines Register/ Mediacom poll has found that the majority of registered voters and likely GOP caucus-goers in Iowa are planning to support former President Donald Trump even if he is found guilty in one of the criminal cases that have been found against him ahead of the November 2024 general election. In case of a conviction, 19 percent stated that it would make them more likely to support Trump, while 18 percent stated that it would be less likely that they would support him.
Those Republican caucus-goers who are planning to support Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley have argued that they are most likely to support the former President in the case of a conviction. The poll also found that 56 percent of them have noted that a conviction would not have any effect on whether or not they would support Trump in the general election. Finally, 41 percent stated that a conviction would make them less likely to support Trump.
However, when it came to supporters of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, 70 percent stated that a conviction against Trump would not matter in the general election, while only 26 percent stated that it would make them less likely to support the former President.
The Iowa caucuses are set to start on Monday. So far, Trump has managed to maintain his strong lead in the Republican primary race. According to the same poll, Trump is leading by 28 percent against his closest challenger, Nikki Haley who is set to receive 20 percent of support.
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