More than 6 in 10 Republican caucus goers — 61% — say former President Donald Trump’s felony conviction before the general election has no bearing on their support, according to the latest numbers from NBC News. Des Moines Register Iowa survey.
By comparison, 19% of Iowans say a Trump conviction would ensure that. more They are more likely to support Trump, and 18% said they would be less likely to support the former president in the general election.
as with Other results from the Iowa pollMembers of the likely caucus supporting former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley — half of them independents and crossover Democrats — have very different views of Trump and his legal troubles than other GOP caucus participants.
Among Haley supporters, 56% say a possible Trump conviction will not matter to their November 2024 voting choices, but 41% say it would make them less likely to support Trump.
By comparison, 70% of DeSantis supporters say Trump’s impeachment would not matter to them, and 26% say it would make them less likely to support the former president.
And among Trump supporters, 58% say a conviction doesn’t matter, and an additional 35% say a conviction would make them more likely to support their favorite candidate.
The NBC News/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of Iowa’s 705 Republican caucus participants from Jan. 7-12 had an overall margin of error of plus-minus 3.7 percentage points.