Former Vice President Mike Pence has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, marking his entry into the 2024 presidential race, Your Content has learned.
He will kick off his campaign with a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 7, followed by visits to other early voting states.
Pence joins a competitive field of Republican hopefuls, including former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
The upcoming race presents Pence with the task of distinguishing himself from his former boss and other contenders.
Pence, known for his pro-life stance and conservative views, has been building momentum among the voting base but currently polls at around six percent, behind Trump and DeSantis.
In recent speeches, he has criticized the Biden administration and compared its policies unfavorably to those of the Trump-Pence administration.
The 2024 Republican primary race is gaining momentum, with Pence’s entry adding further intrigue to the competition,‘according to CNBC.