The latest Rasmussen poll has President Biden’s approval rating hovering at a net negative of -22 points, with 60% of Americans disapproving of Biden while a scarce 38% approve.
Even more concerning is the intensity with which Americans strongly disapprove of Biden compared to the share who strongly approve.
The poll found half of Americans (50%) strongly disapprove of Biden, while just 17% strongly approve, giving Biden a negative intensity rating of -33 points.
The poll found half of Americans strongly disapprove of Biden, while just 17% strongly approve.
For comparison, one year ago in June 2021 Biden’s strongly approve number sat at 42%, and in January 2021 it was 41%.
As Market Research Foundation Chairmen Bill Wilson, put it, “the intensity divergence here is startling. I would contend these numbers show that the regime has lost all credibility and legitimacy.”
“The intensity divergence here is startling. I would contend these numbers show that the regime has lost all credibility and legitimacy.” – Bill Wilson, Market Research Foundation Chairman
Rasmussen polling data shows Biden’s strongly disapprove number has hit 50% fifteen times since he took office, with the first circumstance occurring last September.
While former President Trump’s strongly disapprove rating hit 50% twice throughout his term, he ended with a strongly disapprove rating of 41%.
Former President Obama never reached the 50% strongly disapprove threshold and closed out his second term with a 29% strongly disapprove rating.
Rising inflation, the Russia-Ukraine situation and border security are all issues pushing Biden’s approval ratings down, and he is losing particularly badly with Hispanics and young people.
A recent NPR/Marist poll found Biden’s approval rating fell 16 points among Gen Z and millennials in the past year, from 53% to just 37%. Gen Z and millennials view Biden unfavorably by a margin of 57% to 36%, while Trump’s favorable rating sits four points higher than Biden’s at 40%.
Harvard’s Institute of Politics found Biden’s approval rating with Gen Z fell 18 points in the past year, from 59% to 41%. Gallup found the steepest decline, showing President Biden’s approval rating plummeted 21-points with young people from 60% to just 39%.
The NPR/Marist poll found Gen Z and millennials say 42% to 16% the GOP is better positioned than the Democratic Party to deal with national security issues.
Young Americans also say the GOP is better positioned to handle the economy by an almost two to one margin (21% to 39%) and young people disapprove of Biden’s handling of the economy 58% to 31%.
Meanwhile, a March poll conducted by Democratic pollster and professor Eduardo Gamarra found Trump leads Biden for the 2024 presidential race among Hispanics 20.4% to 18.3%.
An Ipsos poll found fewer Hispanics say the Democratic party represents people like them than in December (32% vs. 38%), and Republicans are seen as handling the economy better than Democrats (24% vs. 19%).
The intensity which Americans strongly disapprove of President Biden is on the rise and indicates a growing number of Americans have lost faith in the Biden Administration.