The 2024 presidential race promises to be historic in many ways, including a potential rematch of the 2020 major-party contenders (Joe Biden and Donald Trump, but this time with President Biden as incumbent and former President Trump as challenger). What are the major issues at stake in the early nominating contests (Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, South Carolina)? What can we expect to see in primary debates, major-party nomination conventions and the general-election campaign in the fall? What are the stakes for American democracy in 2024, and how will the election outcome influence politics and governance in coming years?
Meena Bose is Executive Dean for Public Policy and Public Service Programs, Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, and Director of the Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, at Hofstra University.