Welcome to The Postrider‘s 2024 Republican Primary Draft! Over the course of the next couple of years we’ll be discussing, trading, and swapping picks as each of our teams hopes to win the 2024 Republican presidential nomination and other exciting metrics on that path. Whose team has the most declarations of candidacy? Whose team has the most candidates make it to Iowa? And who picks the winner? You can follow along with us in our Politics Express podcast, keep an eye on our rosters and trades here, and let us know who you think has the best team over on Twitter.

TEAM


Moonshot


0 Points
Ron DeSantis
Nikki Haley
Kristi Noem
Rick Scott
Tucker Carlson
Donald Trump Jr.
Greg Abbott
Mitt Romney

TEAM


Trump ‘n Govs


0 Points
Donald Trump
Tim Scott
Mike Pompeo
Josh Hawley
Larry Hogan
Doug Ducey
Rand Paul
Sarah Palin

TEAM


Hindsight’s 2016


0 Points
Mike Pence
Ted Cruz
Tom Cotton
Marco Rubio
Matt Gaetz
Liz Cheney
Ben Sasse
Marjorie Greene

Latest Points Earned

  • No points have been awarded yet, we’re waiting as anxiously as you are for someone to announce they are running!

Rules and Scoring

The most candidates you may have on your roster is eight.

Teams are awarded the following points if they are holding the candidate at the time they qualify:

  • Candidate announces they are running for president — 5 points
  • Candidate participates in a debate — 3 points (or, in the event of JV/Varsity debate system TBD based on RNC, 2 points for JV, 4 points for varsity)
  • Candidate doesn’t drop out before the first primary/caucus — 10 points
  • Candidate wins one of the first four contests — 10 points each
  • Candidate wins any remaining contest — 1 point each
  • Candidate wins the nomination — 20 points

Candidates may be traded for those on other teams or substituted for any not selected on air only during the Politics Express podcast.

Follow along on our Politics Express podcast — the only place where drafts, trades, and witty banter take place!

Latest Trades

August 27 Episode: Draft Day
Lars DRAFTS
Sarah Palin
Chris DRAFTS
Mitt Romney
Michael DRAFTS
Marjorie Greene
Michael DRAFTS
Ben Sasse
Chris DRAFTS
Greg Abbott
Lars DRAFTS
Rand Paul
Lars DRAFTS
Doug Ducey
Chris DRAFTS
Donald Trump Jr.
Michael DRAFTS
Liz Cheney
Michael DRAFTS
Matt Gaetz
Chris DRAFTS
Tucker Carlson
Lars DRAFTS
Larry Hogan
Lars DRAFTS
Josh Hawley
Chris DRAFTS
Rick Scott
Michael DRAFTS
Marco Rubio
Michael DRAFTS
Tom Cotton
Chris DRAFTS
Kristi Noem
Lars DRAFTS
Mike Pompeo
Lars DRAFTS
Tim Scott
Chris DRAFTS
Nikki Haley
Michael DRAFTS
Ted Cruz
Michael DRAFTS
Mike Pence
Chris DRAFTS
Ron DeSantis
Lars DRAFTS
Donald Trump