Gov. Chris Sununu (R-NH) is hoping he can one-up Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-IA) in the 2024 Republican presidential primary endorsement race as his pick, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, takes on former President Donald Trump next Tuesday in New Hampshire‘s nominating contest.
But although Sununu has provided Haley with his public support and political network, like Reynolds’s endorsement of Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in Iowa, they are up against Trump’s movement in the Granite State.
While Sununu speaking frequently on Haley’s behalf means there have been more opportunities for him to make mistakes, Sununu has been helpful, particularly “over the last month,” in rallying centrist Republicans around her, according to University of New Hampshire politics professor Dante Scala. That support has contributed to her