This year’s midterm elections are destined to shape the 2024 hopes of several leading figures in both parties. For some, the results will put a dent in their future ambitions. For others, they will be fuel for the quest ahead.Here are 10 of the big names with a lot to win or lose in November – whether or not they are candidates themselves.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
DeSantis wants not just a win but a big win over his Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist.
DeSantis is second only to former President Trump in the 2024 presidential stakes for the GOP.
If Trump were to decline to run, DeSantis would be the undisputed favorite. Even if Trump does run, DeSantis’s backers think he is the only person in the party who could conceivably beat the former president. Read more…