Nikki Haley Emerges from Iowa with the Momentum

 Haley Is the Only Candidate Standing Between Americans and Another Four Years of Biden

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity Action Senior Advisor Emily Seidel made the following statement after tonight’s Iowa caucus results:

“Nikki Haley did exactly what she needed to in Iowa and is in a strong position heading to New Hampshire where it’s a two-person race and she is within striking distance of Trump. Ron DeSantis poured everything he could into Iowa because it was his only shot at changing the dynamics of the race, but the reality is that he’s polling in single digits in New Hampshire and South Carolina with no path forward. We’ve said all along that this is a marathon, not a sprint and Nikki Haley is surging in New Hampshire, where history has shown eventual nominees gain critical momentum into South Carolina and the Super Tuesday states.

“Poll after poll shows that Nikki Haley would crush Joe Biden in a general election, winning some battleground states by double digits and delivering a landslide Republican election that would sweep candidates at every level into office. She is not only able to win, she’s also able to write a new chapter for America and turn the page on the failed policies of the Biden Administration.

“Republicans cannot afford to put control of Washington at risk by nominating Donald Trump – who is by far the weakest candidate against Joe Biden. At a time when millions of Americans are struggling, Nikki Haley is the only candidate who can defeat Biden, unify the nation, and help ensure a brighter future for our country.”

AFP Action Senior Advisor Tyler Raygor said the following:

“Tonight was a strong showing for Haley, and heading into New Hampshire and South Carolina she’s exactly where she needs to be to make this a true two-person race.

“In the past few months, we have spoken with hundreds of thousands of Iowans, 50,000 of whom met our activists on their doorsteps in just the past week, despite the storms.

“But while all eyes have been on Iowa, AFP Action has been speaking to voters throughout the early and Super Tuesday states and reached more than one million voters. This is a marathon and not a sprint – AFP Action is uniquely positioned to continue amplifying Haley’s positive message of a new chapter in American politics.”

AFP Action is helping propel Nikki Haley forward with an unmatched on-the-ground effort and layered mail and digital strategy. In just seven short weeks since endorsing Haley for President, AFP Action has reached out to more than 1 million voters and is putting to use the knowledge acquired from interviews with more than 6 million aligned primary voters through the summer and fall of 2023 to build support for Nikki Haley. One week ago, AFP Action launched a $27 million mail, digital, and grassroots campaign in the early states titled “Strongest” that shows why Nikki Haley is without question the strongest candidate Republicans could run against Joe Biden in November.

AFP Action has hundreds of activists and volunteers out in New Hampshire, South Carolina, Super Tuesday states, and beyond. The energy and enthusiasm AFP Action is hearing at the doors has translated into clear momentum for Haley in the polls. In New Hampshire, AFP Action’s polling shows that Haley has closed a 14-point gap and is now statistically tied with Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup. The Wall Street Journal’s latest polling shows that Haley beats Biden by 17 points in a general election matchup.

Click HERE to read AFP Action’s November memo endorsing Haley for President. 

Click HERE for AFP Action’s policy one-pager and HERE for AFP Action’s polling data showing her path to both the nomination and the White House.