Trump's approval rating down to 16-month low while midterm voters are split on Congress: New poll
Trump is fresh off of one of his signature Make America Great Again rallies on Saturday night. He was in Youngstown, Ohio to stump for Senate candidate JD Vance and three House hopefuls.The tides appear to be shifting there too, the NBC News survey suggests, with Republicans and Democrats now deadlocked in Congressional preferences after months of GOP dominance.
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A September poll reports that 54% of registered voters have a negative opinion of former President Donald Trump.
NBC surveyed 1,000 registered voters to find that only 34% of them have a positive opinion of the former President, which is the lowest approval rating since April 2021. A minority are still undecided on Trump.
Meanwhile, President Joe Biden's approval writing rose for the first time since October 2021 at a 45% approval rating. Biden's lowest approval rating came in March of this year at 41%.
SILVER LINING: BIDEN POPULARITY IMPROVES, BUT MAJORITY STILL DISAPPROVES OF HIM
Major Bump In Biden’s Approval Ratings But Majority Still Disapprove, Poll Finds
The rise in President Joe Biden’s approval ratings comes just weeks before the midterm elections.According to the AP-NORC poll, Biden’s approval rating for August was buoyed by a sharp rise in support from Democrats, 78% of whom now approve of him, up from 65% in July.
The president won over women, of whom 47% approved in August, with 52% approving in this most recent survey, Latinos jumped from from 40% to 48% and voters 18-34 saw the biggest increase from 36% to 48%.
Still, registered voters who want a Democratic majority in Congress were dead even with those that would prefer a Republican majority at 46% for both sides. Democratic voters reported a majority on black voters with 77% and white voters with college degrees with 58%. Republican voters claimed a majority in independent voters with 43% and white voters without college degrees at 64%.
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The purported margin of error was 3.1%.
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Original Author: Jenny Goldsberry
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GOP Chances of Beating Democrats for Senate Control With 50 Days to Midterm .
Tight races in these states will determine which party holds a Senate majority during the second half of President Biden's term.Democrats currently hold a majority in the Senate, which is split between 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and two independent senators who caucus with the Democrats. One-third of the Senate is up for grabs come November, when voters will determine which party will ultimately win control.