One of the few metrics consistently and similarly measured in almost all major public polls is the president’s job approval ratings. Averaging recent polls can frequently provide a more accurate picture of how the public feels about the president than can doing so in a single poll. President Joe Biden’s typical approval and disapproval ratings in national polls are tracked by CNN’s Poll of Polls. It contains the most recent findings on this issue that adhere to CNN’s reporting standards and gauge the opinions of all US adults. There is no margin of error for the CNN Poll of Polls.
55% of Americans disapprove of the president Credibility interval
You should be aware that it’s crucial to consider the credibility interval when examining the poll’s various demographics. Polls of smaller demographic groups will be less precise according to the credibility interval, which measures the level of precision. Read more in the methodology below.
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U. S. President Joe Bidens public approval rating was steady at 39% this week, holding near the lowest level of his presidency, according to a two-day Reuters/Ipsos poll completed on Tuesday
Biden’s unpopularity weighed on Democrats in the Nov. During the 2008 midterm elections, Republicans just barely won control of the U S. Democratic control of the U.S. House of Representatives was not only maintained but also just barely expanded by the S. Senate.
Biden took office in January 2021 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and since then, he has had to deal with the financial fallout from the international health crisis, including skyrocketing inflation. This year, his approval rating drifted as low as 36% in May and June
1,004 adults responded to the Reuters/Ipsos survey, which was conducted online and in English throughout the United States. Of these, 415 Democrats and 374 Republicans participated. Its precision range, or credibility interval, is 4 percentage points either way.
The economy continues to be the most important issue concerning Americans, 67 weeks running.
Please take note that the category names are shorter than they are in the survey. Find the original phrasing at the bottom of this page.
Observations The Reuters/Ipsos survey has been running since January 2012. Its surveys are carried out across the United States at least once a week online, in English. A minimum total sample size of 1,000 adults is required for every poll.
Reuters/Ipsos polls reflect the opinions of the American public. However, because so few people responded to the survey, their measurements are imprecise. In general, a poll finding based on a large sample of respondents is more accurate than one based on a small sample. Every poll’s “credibility interval,” which is expressed as an implied variance in the measurement, serves as the upper limit of its precision. A reading of 50% with a credibility interval of 2 points means, for example, that poll finding is 50% but there is an outside chance that it could be as high as 52% and as low as 48%
The category names for the survey’s top issues have been condensed as follows: “The economy” has been changed from “Economy, unemployment, and jobs”; “Public health” has been changed from “Public health, disease, and illness”; “Health care” has been changed from “Health care system”; “Crime” has been changed from “Crime or corruption”; “Inequality” has been changed from “Inequality and discrimination”; “Environment” has been changed
Correction: Previously, this page displayed inaccurate results for the polls held on July 25–26 and October 24–25, 2022.
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