2024 Elections
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June 14, 2024 at 6:13 PM

Trump turns 78, a day he'd like to pretend 'doesn't exist,' in age-focused election

Not all birthdays are worth celebrating in the eyes of former President Donald Trump, who marks his 78th birthday on Friday.
June 14, 2024 at 6:13 PM
Former President Donald Trump reacts as he is applauded by Republicans at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) headquarters in Washington, June 13, 2024.
June 14, 2024 at 5:21 PM

GOP, Trump clarify Milwaukee 'horrible city' comment as Democrats, Biden seize on it

Former President Donald Trump's comments reportedly calling Milwaukee a "horrible city" continue to spark debate.
June 14, 2024 at 5:21 PM
Former U.S. President Donald Trump departs after delivering remarks at a House Republicans Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club, June 13, 2024, in Washington.
June 12, 2024 at 6:46 PM

Why Hunter Biden's guilty verdict probably won't affect the 2024 election

It's not clear that voters will fault the president for his son's wrongdoing.
June 12, 2024 at 6:46 PM
President Joe Biden stands with his son Hunter Biden, who earlier in the day was found guilty on all three counts in his criminal gun charges trial, after President Biden arrived at the Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Del., June 11, 2024.
June 12, 2024 at 6:39 PM

Williamson accepts campaign end, will keep boosting 'radically humanitarian agenda'

"I will continue in every way" to be a voice for Americans, Williamson told ABC News.
June 12, 2024 at 6:39 PM
Marianne Williamson, 2024 Presidential hopeful, speaks at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug. 12, 2023.
June 12, 2024 at 4:40 PM

Historical convictions could impact the Trump, Biden campaigns

Donald Trump is the first former president to be convicted in a criminal trial, and President Joe Biden’s son Hunter is the first child of a sitting president to be convicted of a felony.
June 12, 2024 at 4:40 PM
VIDEO: Historical convictions could impact the Trump, Biden campaigns
June 12, 2024 at 3:42 PM

How 2016 and 2020 polling errors are accounted for in the election forecast

In this episode of the 538 podcast, Elliott explains how the forecast model accounts for historical polling errors to minimize bias and accurately reflect a wide range of potential election outcomes.
June 12, 2024 at 3:42 PM
In this episode of the 538 podcasts, Elliot explains how the forecast model accounts for historical polling errors to minimize bias and accurately reflect a wide range of potential election outcomes.
June 12, 2024 at 3:03 PM

Bingo and pickleball among ways Biden will try to win votes of older people

The Biden campaign is aggressively pursuing older voters in key battleground states and will try to mobilize them with activities such as bingo and pickleball.
June 12, 2024 at 3:03 PM
President Joe Biden takes the stage at a campaign rally at Girard College on May 29, 2024 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
June 12, 2024 at 12:15 PM

Trump-endorsed Nancy Mace projected to win South Carolina GOP primary

Voters in the Republican primary for South Carolina's 1st congressional district voted on Tuesday.
June 12, 2024 at 12:15 PM
Voters in the Republican primary for South Carolina's 1st congressional district voted on Tuesday.
June 11, 2024 at 11:32 PM

Election forecast: History versus unknown unknowns?

On this installment of the 538 Politics podcast, Director of Data Analytics G. Elliott Morris joins Galen to discuss the forecast for the 2024 presidential election.
June 11, 2024 at 11:32 PM
On this installment of the 538 Politics podcast, Director of Data Analytics G. Elliott Morris joins Galen to discuss the forecast for the 2024 presidential election.
June 11, 2024 at 11:32 PM

Should voters look at election forecast as codification?

For us here at 538, forecasting is an exercise in quantifying the reliability of various indicators of public opinion.
June 11, 2024 at 11:32 PM
For us here at 538, forecasting is an exercise in quantifying the reliability of various indicators of public opinion.
June 11, 2024 at 11:11 PM

Presidential election simulation projects close race, according to 538

Based on an election forecast from the 538 podcast, the President Biden and Donald Trump matchup is projected to be tight. Galen Druke, host of 538, joins the show to break down the numbers.
June 11, 2024 at 11:11 PM
VIDEO: Presidential election simulation projects close race, according to 538
June 11, 2024 at 10:46 PM

New presidential election poll projects tight race

The Panel breaks down a recent election forecast which is projecting a close race between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump this November.
June 11, 2024 at 10:46 PM
VIDEO: New presidential election poll projects tight race
June 11, 2024 at 8:12 PM

538’s new forecast says 2024 election a toss-up

In this 538 episode, 538's Galen Druke sits down with G. Elliott Morris, director of data analytics, to discuss the even odds between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.
June 11, 2024 at 8:12 PM
In this 538 episode, 538's Galen Druke sits down with G. Elliott Morris, director of data analytics, to discuss the even odds between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.
June 11, 2024 at 6:32 PM

New forecast offers insight into the presidential election

538 is out with a new official forecast for the 2024 presidential election. ABC News' Rick Klein joins us with the latest.
June 11, 2024 at 6:32 PM
VIDEO: New forecast offers insight into the presidential election
June 11, 2024 at 1:27 PM

1st look at 538’s election forecast for 2024

ABC News’ political director Rick Klein breaks down the numbers from the first election forecast of the campaign season with 538.
June 11, 2024 at 1:27 PM
VIDEO: 1st look at 538’s election forecast for 2024
June 11, 2024 at 12:55 PM

Trump and Biden are tied in 538's new election forecast

Announcing 538's 2024 presidential election forecast model.
June 11, 2024 at 12:55 PM
Introducing 538's new 2024 presidential election forecast.
June 11, 2024 at 7:02 AM

Republican contenders for Mitt Romney’s open US Senate seat face off in Utah debate

Three of the four Utah Republicans vying for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney sought to portray themselves as the most loyal to former President Donald Trump during the primary debate, while the likely frontrunner differentiated himself as so...
June 11, 2024 at 7:02 AM
U.S. Rep. John Curtis speaks during the Utah Senate primary debate for Republican contenders battling to win the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, Monday, June 10, 2024, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
June 10, 2024 at 6:41 PM

Kelley Robinson says 2024 election is crucial for members of LGBTQ+ community

ABC News’ Andrew Dymburt speaks with Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson about anti-LGBTQ legislation around the country and how the group is reaching voters.
June 10, 2024 at 6:41 PM
VIDEO: The status of the fight for LGBTQ rights
June 10, 2024 at 4:09 PM

Trump to speak with Christian group that calls for abortion to be 'eradicated'

The former president is scheduled to speak virtually at an event hosted by The Danbury Institute, which says it believes “that the greatest atrocity facing our generation is abortion."
June 10, 2024 at 4:09 PM
VIDEO: Trump to speak with Christian group that calls for abortion to be 'eradicated'
June 10, 2024 at 10:13 AM

Trump endorses Sam Brown in Nevada Republican Senate primary

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Sam Brown in Nevada's Republican Senate primary on his social media platform Sunday night.
June 10, 2024 at 10:13 AM
Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at Sunset Park on June 09, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
June 9, 2024 at 9:53 AM

Results: Final 2 contests for the 2024 presidential nominee

The 2024 presidential nominating race comes to a close on Saturday as Democrats in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands cast their ballots
June 9, 2024 at 9:53 AM
A voter fills in his ballot at a polling station in New York, April 2, 2024.
June 7, 2024 at 2:54 AM

Trump, in his first post-trial rally, demands that appeals courts reverse his felony conviction

Donald Trump has returned to the campaign trail with a trip to Arizona, his first appearance in a battleground state since he was convicted in a hush money scandal
June 7, 2024 at 2:54 AM
U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance, of Ohio, speaks to reporters, Thursday, June 6, 2024, at a town hall in Phoenix that was organized by the conservative youth organization Turning Point. The event marked former President Donald Trump's first appearance in a battleground state since he was convicted in a hush money scandal. (AP Photo/Ty O'Neil)
June 6, 2024 at 9:10 PM

Biden campaign to air ad during NBA Finals coverage

President Joe Biden's campaign will air an ad during the pregame show before Thursday night's first game of the NBA Finals.
June 6, 2024 at 9:10 PM
President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Girard College, May 29, 2024, in Philadelphia.
June 6, 2024 at 6:06 PM

Democratic women are overperforming in 2024 primaries; Republicans lag behind

The share of women running and winning in the 2024 primaries is lower than in 2022. Democrats are keeping pace with prior years, but the GOP is off to a slow start.
June 6, 2024 at 6:06 PM
Angela Alsobrooks, Prince George's county executive and Maryland Democratic senate candidate, greets a supporter during a campaign event in Woodlawn, MD, Aug. 28, 2023.
June 6, 2024 at 10:14 AM

Tim Scott working with PAC to bring Black, Hispanic voters to Trump

Sen. Tim Scott sees a path where Black and Hispanic voters could help former President Donald Trump win reelection.
June 6, 2024 at 10:14 AM
Sen. Tim Scott speaks as former President Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally at the Grappone Convention Center in Concord, NH, Jan. 19, 2024.
June 5, 2024 at 11:15 PM

How the child care crisis impacts the election

With inflation, families are finding it increasingly harder to afford high-quality child care, while facilities are faced with the inability to pay its workers a livable wage.
June 5, 2024 at 11:15 PM
Families are finding it increasingly harder to afford high-quality child care, while facilities are faced with the inability to pay its workers a livable wage.
June 5, 2024 at 5:03 PM

Voters defeat hand-counting measures in South Dakota, but others might come in future

Voters in three small South Dakota counties on Tuesday defeated measure to require hand-counting of all ballots in future elections
June 5, 2024 at 5:03 PM
June 5, 2024 at 11:39 AM

Biden, Trump projected to win 2024 presidential primary

Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and Washington, D.C., cast ballots on Tuesday in the 2024 presidential primary.
June 5, 2024 at 11:39 AM
Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and Washington, D.C., cast ballots on Tuesday in the 2024 presidential primary.
June 5, 2024 at 10:50 AM

4 more states, DC vote in 2024 presidential primary: Biden, Trump projected to win

Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and Washington, D.C., cast ballots on Tuesday in the 2024 presidential primary
June 5, 2024 at 10:50 AM
A voter walks to a Michigan primary election location in Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 27, 2024.
June 4, 2024 at 5:05 PM

Voters head to polls for primaries in 5 states

Congressional primaries are underway in New Jersey, Montana, New Mexico, Iowa and South Dakota
June 4, 2024 at 5:05 PM
VIDEO: Voters head to polls for primaries in 5 states
June 4, 2024 at 4:35 PM

Trump’s conviction may be hurting him — but it’s early

National polling conducted immediately after Trump's guilty verdict reflects a slight swing toward Biden.
June 4, 2024 at 4:35 PM
Former President Donald Trump, flanked by attorneys Todd Blanche and Emil Bove, arrives for his criminal trial at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, NY on  May 29, 2024.
June 4, 2024 at 4:23 PM

Key races to watch in primaries in New Jersey, DC, Montana, South Dakota, New Mexico

Voters in New Jersey, South Dakota, New Mexico, Montana and Washington, D.C., will cast ballots in presidential and down-ballot primary elections on Tuesday.
June 4, 2024 at 4:23 PM
A voter casts a ballot on election day at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, Nov. 8, 2022.
June 4, 2024 at 1:04 PM

What Trump's VP hopefuls have to say about accepting the 2024 election results

As Trump pushes false claims about the 2020 election, those in the running to be his VP pick have been cautious when asked if they'll accept the 2024 election results.
June 4, 2024 at 1:04 PM
Senator Marco Rubio appears at his midterm election night gathering after winning his race in Miami, Florida, Nov. 8, 2022.
June 4, 2024 at 4:59 AM

Trump conviction makes its way into top Senate races

Republican Senate candidates released ads tying their Democratic opponents to Donald Trump's conviction, and the verdict sparked a civil war in Maryland.
June 4, 2024 at 4:59 AM
Split image featuring Bernie Moreno, Republican Senate candidate for Ohio, during the DC Blockchain Summit in Washington, DC, May 15, 2024, and Tim Sheehy, founder and chief executive officer of Bridger Aerospace and Republican Senate candidate for Montana, at the Bridger hangar in Bozeman, Montana, Jan. 18, 2024.
June 3, 2024 at 8:08 PM

Biden campaign slams Trump for warning of supporters' 'breaking point' if he's jailed

President Biden's campaign slammed Donald Trump for comments he made in a recent Fox News interview about his supporters' "breaking point" if he is jailed.
June 3, 2024 at 8:08 PM
Former President Donald Trump arrives back at Trump Tower after being convicted in his criminal trial in New York City, May 30, 2024.
June 3, 2024 at 7:48 PM

How Trump’s guilty verdict will impact the 2024 presidential election

Trump may lose some support, but the drop could be temporary.
June 3, 2024 at 7:48 PM
Trump may lose some support, but the drop could be temporary.
June 3, 2024 at 5:26 PM

4 primaries to watch in New Jersey, Montana and Iowa

538 breaks down the key primaries in New Jersey, Montana and Iowa.
June 3, 2024 at 5:26 PM
Rep. Rob Menendez, Mayor Ravi Bhalla.
June 2, 2024 at 7:26 AM

In a rare step, 3 South Dakota counties are set to vote on counting ballots by hand

Voters in at least three South Dakota counties will decide whether ballots in future elections will be counted by hand
June 2, 2024 at 7:26 AM
From left, Jessica Pollema speaks Oct. 19, 2023, at the Military Heritage Alliance in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is a co-founder of South Dakota Canvassing and a leading advocate of getting rid of the machines in favor of hand counting ballots in South Dakota. (Stu Whitney/South Dakota News Watch via AP)
May 31, 2024 at 6:26 PM

Biden addresses Trump's guilty verdict, tensions in Middle East

President Joe Biden addressed Donald Trump's guilty verdict and a plan to end the hostage crisis between Hamas and Israel. ABC News' Mary Bruce, Britt Clennett and Rachel Scott give their analysis.
May 31, 2024 at 6:26 PM
VIDEO: Biden addresses Trump's guilty verdict, tensions in Middle East
May 31, 2024 at 5:47 PM

How Trump’s conviction could affect the 2024 presidential election

ABC News contributor and former Republican congressman John Katko and former Biden administration official Marsha Espinosa comment on the political implications of Trump’s conviction.
May 31, 2024 at 5:47 PM
VIDEO: Political implications of Donald Trump's conviction
May 31, 2024 at 3:30 PM

Biden, Trump campaigns react to hush money verdict

Several Democratic and GOP lawmakers also released reactions shortly after the verdict was read.
May 31, 2024 at 3:30 PM
VIDEO: Biden, Trump campaigns react to hush money verdict
May 31, 2024 at 2:18 PM

How Trump’s guilty verdict could affect voters

ABC News political director Rick Klein breaks down how the jury's verdict could affect the former president's political campaign.
May 31, 2024 at 2:18 PM
VIDEO: How Trump’s guilty verdict could affect voters
May 30, 2024 at 3:31 PM

‘This is the same guy who wanted to tear gas you’: Biden slams Trump at rally

President Joe Biden made a fiery appeal to Black voters at a campaign event in Philadelphia.
May 30, 2024 at 3:31 PM
VIDEO: ‘This is the same guy who wanted to tear gas you’: Biden slams Trump at rally
May 30, 2024 at 11:26 AM

Biden has maintained muted approach toward Trump trial, as jurors deliberate

As jurors deliberate over whether to convict Donald Trump in his New York criminal trial, it's still not clear how President Biden would address a guilty verdict.
May 30, 2024 at 11:26 AM
President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally in Philadelphia, May 29, 2024.
May 29, 2024 at 6:55 PM

Republicans are ramping up election fraud claims ahead of November

Republicans continue to embrace election denialism by pushing efforts to ban noncitizens from voting (which is already illegal).
May 29, 2024 at 6:55 PM
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson speaks during a news conference on the steps of the U.S. Capitol introducing the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility Act, to require proof of citizenship to vote in federal elections, May 8, 2024, in Washington.
May 29, 2024 at 6:53 PM

Ohio Senate passes GOP-led Biden ballot access bill without Democrats' support

Ohio lawmakers convened on Tuesday for a special session to address President Joe Biden's ability to appear on their general election ballot in November.
May 29, 2024 at 6:53 PM
President Joe Biden drinks coffee as he visits 1820 Candle Co. in East Palestine, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2024.
May 29, 2024 at 5:32 PM

Rep. Tony Gonzales projected winner of closely watched Texas primary runoff

Rep. Tony Gonzales, who represents the district with the Texas cities of Uvalde and Eagle Pass, narrowly held onto his seat with a margin of just hundreds of votes.
May 29, 2024 at 5:32 PM
Rep. Tony Gonzales is seen before the flag-draped casket bearing the remains of Hershel W. "Woody" Williams lies in honor in the U.S. Capitol, July 14, 2022, in Washington.
May 29, 2024 at 4:19 PM

Hush money trial used as political backdrop in Trump, Biden campaigns

President Joe Biden held a press conference outside court, while former President Donald Trump frequently made campaign speeches in the courtroom’s hallway.
May 29, 2024 at 4:19 PM
VIDEO: Hush money trial used as political backdrop in Trump, Biden campaigns
May 29, 2024 at 1:36 PM

DNC to virtually nominate Biden and Harris to bypass Ohio ballot issues

The DNC will move to conduct virtual party proceedings to certify President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic Party nominees.
May 29, 2024 at 1:36 PM
The DNC will move to conduct virtual party proceedings to certify President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic Party nominees.
May 29, 2024 at 11:19 AM

DNC to virtually nominate Biden and Harris to bypass Ohio ballot issues

The DNC will move to conduct virtual party proceedings to certify President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic Party nominees.
May 29, 2024 at 11:19 AM
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris listen as  Second gentleman Doug Emhoff  speaks at an event celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 20, 2024 in Washington, DC.