Ron DeSantis is a candidate in the 2024 presidential election. He is running for the Republican nomination.
DeSantis announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination on May 24, 2023.
DeSantis is currently serving his second term as governor of Florida. Previously, he served in the House of Representatives, where he was a founding member of the Freedom Caucus.
DeSantis rose to national prominence during the COVID-19 pandemic for his opposition to lockdowns and vaccine mandates. He has championed a number of policies and initiatives praised by social conservatives pertaining to education, abortion, and immigration.
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