Oddsmakers favor DeSantis for 2024

President Joe Biden rounds out the top three with 20% while Vice President Kamala Harris and Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom tie for fourth with 6.67% each.

Updated: November 24, 2022 - 6:30pm

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Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is the odds-on favorite to win the 2024 presidential election.

Betting website Covers.com currently assigns DeSantis a 30.77% chance of winning the 2024 electoral contest, with former President Donald Trump coming in second with 22.22%.

President Joe Biden rounds out the top three with 20% while Vice President Kamala Harris and Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom tie for fourth with 6.67% each.

Former Vice President Mike Pence and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg each have a 4.35% shot at the nation's top job.

Thus far, only Trump has officially launched his 2024 campaign, though Biden is expected to eventually do so. DeSantis, meanwhile, has declined to fuel speculation about his own potential bid, instead asserting that the GOP should focus on the upcoming Georgia runoff election.

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