As the race for the Republican nomination in 2024 heats up, the party’s potential candidates are engaging in a fierce competition for big donors. Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida has emerged as a leading contender, drawing support from many Republicans, including those in Texas.
At a donor conference in Austin, Texas organized by Karl Rove, a former adviser to President George W. Bush, DeSantis was able to rally around many top donors and supporters, many of whom had previously backed former President Trump. The event showcased the intensifying battle for major contributors in the 2024 election cycle, with Republican candidates vying to expand their networks and gain a financial advantage over their rivals.
Despite the competition, DeSantis has emerged as the most popular Republican governor in Texas, with many donors gravitating towards his candidacy. However, the field remains wide open, with other candidates still shopping for support among the party’s top donors.
According to sources involved in the planning for this week’s conferences, the donor recruitment fight has been intense, with many contributors eager to move on from the Trump era. As the Republican Party looks to the future, it remains to be seen which candidate will emerge as the leading contender for the 2024 presidential nomination.
As the Republican Party continues to navigate the post-Trump era, the competition for big donors is likely to remain fierce, with potential candidates vying for the financial support they need to mount a successful campaign for the nomination.