
February 21, 2017
Trump Job Approvals and the National Economy
Trump
Job Approval Ratings 
2/20/17 
Approve 
Disapprove 
Undecided 

Overall 
43% 
51% 
6% 
Economy 
43% 
50% 
7% 
A total of 43% of Americans say they approve of
the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president and 51% say they
disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job.
When it comes to Trump's handling of the economy, 43% of Americans approve and 50% disapprove.
Among Americans registered to vote, 43% approve of
the way Trump is handling his job as president and 52% disapprove. On
Trump's handling of the economy, 43% of registered voters approve and
50% disapprove.
Details from the nationwide survey conducted February
1720 are available at The
National Economy.
December 21, 2016 2016 US Presidential
Election
Pollster
Ratings The following table
lists the
accuracy of pollsters in the November 8, 2016 US
Presidential election using the measure
of polling accuracy
proposed
by Martin, Traugott, and Kennedy.
An accuracy measure of 0.00 indicates
that the odds ratio of the survey results matches the odds
ratio of the actual results (the
closer to 0.00, the better).
2016 Presidential Election  National Popular Vote


Clinton 
Trump 
Odds Ratio 
Accuracy 

McClatchy/Marist 
46% 
44% 
1.00 
0.00 
Politico/Morning Consult 
51% 
48% 
1.02 
0.02 
ABC/Post 
49% 
46% 
1.02 
0.02 
UPI/CVOTER 
49% 
46% 
1.02 
0.02 
IBD/TIPP 
43% 
42% 
0.98 
0.02 
Bloomberg/Selzer 
46% 
43% 
1.02 
0.02 
YouGov 
49% 
45% 
1.04 
0.04 
Fox 
48% 
44% 
1.04 
0.04 
CBS/Times 
47% 
43% 
1.05 
0.04 
Gravis/OANN 
50% 
50% 
0.96 
0.04 
Ipsos/Reuters 
44% 
39% 
1.08 
0.08 
Monmouth 
50% 
44% 
1.09 
0.08 
NBC/SurveyMonkey 
51% 
44% 
1.11 
0.10* 
USC/LA Times 
43.6% 
46.8% 
0.89 
0.12* 

Actual 
48.2% 
46.1% 


*The accuracy measures for the NBC/SurveyMonkey poll (sample
size of 70,194) and the USC/LA Times poll (sample
size of 2,972) fall outside the 95% confidence intervals.
The accuracy measures for the other 12 polls fall
within their respective 95% confidence intervals.
The absolute average accuracy for all 14 polls
in 2016 is 0.046. The absolute average accuracy for the 12 polls with accuracy measures that fall within the 95% confidence intervals is 0.036. The absolute average accuracy for all polls in the 2012 presidential election
was 0.055. The average absolute accuracy for the 22 polls in 2012
falling within their respective 95% confidence intervals was 0.052. The absolute average accuracy for all polls in the 2008
presidential election was 0.037. The accuracy measures for all polls in 2008 fell within their respective 95% confidence intervals.
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