It’s done. Republican Ron DeSantis filed his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election with US electoral authorities on Wednesday May 24. The Governor of Florida formalized this candidacy in a document sent to the Federal Election Commission, a few hours before a planned exchange. with Elon Musk on Twitter.
The candidacy of Ron DeSantis, 44, is eagerly awaited by Republicans seeking an alternative to the 76-year-old former US president, whose ideas he shares, but not the excesses. He is seen as Donald Trump’s main rival for the Republican nomination. The winner of these primaries will face the candidate chosen by the Democratic Party in November 2024 – most likely Joe Biden.