Oct 28, 12:00 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Bobby Ilich 10/27/18 AT 11:28 PM With the midterm elections less than 10 days away, President Trump's approval and disapproval ratings take on added importance. Some recent polls may shed light on the relationship between how Americans view Trump and how they may cast their vote on Nov. 6.An NPR–PBS NewsHour–Marist poll conducted between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25 found that just 39 percent of adults approve of Trump’s job performance, while 53 percent disapprove. Citing the poll, an NPR article published Friday read: "Roughly two-thirds of voters say President Trump is a factor (either major or minor) in their vote in this year's midterms, far more than said so in 2014 about then-President Barack Obama."According to poll aggregator Real Clear Politics, Trump has a disapproval rating of at least 50 percent in the last 15 polls. The … [Read more...] about Trump Approval Ratings: How Is President Polling Ahead Of 2018 Elections?
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President Donald Trump’s approval rating remains below 50 percent, according to a new Fox poll released Wednesday. Trump’s approval stands at 41 percent, while 57 percent disapprove of the job he’s doing. Trump voters, though, overwhelmingly approve of the job the president is doing (93 percent) while most black voters (13 percent) and Democrats (12 percent) do not. Trump picked up poor ratings on border security 44 percent approve, 51 percent disapprove), immigration (39-57), foreign policy (37-55), healthcare (36-55), race relations (33-58) and international trade (39-53). The poll comes one day after Trump’s former lawyer implicated the president in a hush money scheme. Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight criminal counts and admitted that, “in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal office” he kept information from becoming public during the 2016 presidential election. Trump responded to the allegation, saying on Twitter … [Read more...] about Fox Poll: Trump Approval Rating Still Underwater
President Donald Trump's approval rating has jumped to 47 percent – an all-time high in a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll. The number represents a two-point increase from last month's poll, according to The Hill, which was provided a copy of the results. Fifty-three percent of those surveyed disapprove of the job Trump is doing as president. The president's overall approval was helped by a 10-point increase among Hispanic voters, the website noted. There was also a 6-point increase among Republicans and a 4-point jump among Democrats compared to last month's poll. The Hill noted the jump in the president's approval numbers appears to reflect voter satisfaction with the healthy economy and support for Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Harvard CAPS/Harris poll, conducted June 24-25, surveyed 1,448 registered voters. No margin of error was provided. The Hill reported the full results will be posted online later this week. … [Read more...] about Poll: Trump Approval Rating Climbs to Record High 47 Percent
President Donald Trump's approval rating stood at 50 percent on Friday, while 40 percent disapproved of his job performance, according to the Rasmussen Reports daily presidential tracking poll. The 50 percent approval mark was his highest rating of the week, according to Rasmussen. His lowest ratings came on Monday and Tuesday when he recorded a 47 percent approval rating on both days. Fifty-two percent disapproved of his job performance on those days. Friday's numbers were the best since May 4 when Trump recorded a 51-49 percent rating. The surveyed questioned 1,500 people and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points. … [Read more...] about Poll: Trump Approval Rating at 50 Percent
Never Trumpers like Ohio Governor John Kasich and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) are hoping they can derail President Donald Trump in New Hampshire in 2020, but Trump’s approval ratings are on the rise in the Granite State. According to the University of New Hampshire’s Granite State poll that was released on Monday, approval of Trump’s “overall job performance, handling of the economy and foreign affairs, and his personal favorability have all increased since February,” primarily because of the state’s key independent voters.The poll found that 41% of New Hampshire residents approve of Trump’s job performance, up from 35% in February. Nearly 80% of Republicans in the state still approve of Trump’s job performance, but 42% of independents now approve, up from 33% in February. Trump’s personal favorability rating increased from 34% in February to 41% in April, again fueled by a +28-point swing among independents.On the economy, 49% of New … [Read more...] about NH Poll: Trump Approval Ratings Rising