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Biden least popular president in decades – poll — Analysis

The US president’s approval rating has hit a new low of 38%, according to a Gallup poll

Joe Biden’s approval rating has hit a new low, making him the least popular modern US president at this period in a term of office, a new poll released on Friday shows.

According to a Gallup survey, Biden’s approval rating dropped below the 40% mark for the first time, at 38%. This is down three points from the previous month and 12 points from July 2021, when 50% of Americans generally approved of the president’s job.

Meanwhile, 59% of Americans disapprove of the job Biden is doing, with 45% of those surveyed ‘strongly disapproving’ of his performance, compared with only 13% who ‘strongly approve’.




The poll also measured Biden’s average approval rating against previous presidents, going back as far as Dwight Eisenhower, in the sixth quarter of their terms. Data shows that Biden’s score is 40%. This is his closest rival, with 40%.

Biden was able to keep a 78% approval score among members of his party. His polling numbers among independents have dropped to 31%, an unprecedented low. The Democratic president’s approval among Republicans, not surprisingly, stands at 5%.

Since then, Biden’s public support has fallen. It was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan and skyrocketing gasoline prices. On Thursday, the GDP data showed that the economy was in recession.

This new poll follows White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s Friday statement that Joe Biden will run for re-election 2024. According to a CNN poll, 75% want another person to lead the party in 2024, as per a Tuesday CNN poll.

Gallup conducted the poll between July 5th through 26th with 1,013 adults surveyed by phone.

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