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May 21, 2024

Biden Job Approvals and the National Economy

 

Biden Job Approval Ratings
5/20/24 Approve Disapprove Undecided
Overall 39% 56% 5%
Economy 36% 59% 5%

 

A total of 39% of Americans say they approve of the way Joe Biden is handling his job and 56% disapprove. In April, 42% approved of the job Biden was doing and 53% disapproved of the job Biden was doing.

When it comes to Biden's handling of the economy, 36% of Americans approve and 59% disapprove. In April, 39% approved of the way Biden was handling the economy and 56% disapproved of the way Biden was handling the economy.

Among Americans registered to vote, 40% approve of the way Biden is handling his job as president and 56% disapprove. On Biden's handling of the economy, 37% of registered voters approve and 59% disapprove.

Details from the nationwide survey conducted May 17-20 are available at The National Economy.

 


 

February 3, 2021

2020 Presidential Pollster Ratings

 

2020 Presidential Pollster Ratings
Accuracy
National 0.085
Florida 0.113
Ohio 0.143
Wisconsin 0.149
Michigan 0.120
Iowa 0.167
Minnesota 0.050
North Carolina 0.068
Arizona 0.062
Pennsylvania 0.095
Maine 0.105
Georgia 0.054
Texas 0.071

 

As a reference: The average absolute accuracy for all national polls in the 2016 presidential election was 0.070. The average absolute accuracy for all national polls in the 2012 presidential election was 0.055. The average absolute accuracy for all national polls in the 2008 presidential election was 0.037.

 


 

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