Joe Biden Administration Approval Ratings and Hypothetical Voting Intention (29 October 2023)

October 31, 2023
R&WS Research Team
Approval Rating | Donald Trump | Joe Biden | Kamala Harris | Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | US Elections | US Politics | US Presidential Election 2024 | US Public Figures

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The latest research by Redfield & Wilton Strategies finds that 45% of Americans disapprove (-1) and 37% approve (+1) of President Joe Biden’s overall job performance as President. His net approval rating (-8%) is two points higher than in our previous poll conducted on 17 September.

Vice President Kamala Harris’ net approval rating stands at -8% (-1). In our latest poll, 42% disapprove (–) and 34% approve (-1) of Kamala Harris’ performance as Vice President.

On matters of policy, the Joe Biden Administration elicits a positive net approval rating for its performance on the coronavirus pandemic (+5%) and a neutral rating on election integrity/democracy (0%).

Americans give the Administration negative net approval ratings for its performance on all other policy issues listed, including double-digit net negative ratings on the economy (-15%), relations with Russia (-15%), relations with China (-15%), crime/policing (-16%), housing (-16%), and immigration (-26%).

In our first national voting intention poll since Robert F. Kennedy Jr. entered the race as an independent candidate, we find Donald Trump leading Joe Biden by two points nationally

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After weighing by likelihood to vote, 40% (-2) say they would vote for Trump and 38% (-2) of respondents say they would vote for Biden if they were candidates in 2024. 10% (NEW) say they would vote for Robert F. Kennedy Jr., while a further 10% (-1) say they don’t know how they would vote.

About twice as many Biden 2020 voters currently say they would vote for Kennedy in comparison to Trump 2020 voters (12% vs 5%), a pattern also seen in our latest Swing State polling.

Altogether, 84% (-4) of Trump 2020 voters say they would vote for Trump again in 2024, while 74% (-7) of Biden 2020 voters at the last election say they would now vote for Biden for re-election.

If Joe Biden and Donald Trump are the candidates for the two major parties in the next Presidential Election, 39% of Americans currently say they think Donald Trump would be more likely to win, while 38% think Joe Biden would be more likely to win. 12% believe it would be a toss-up.

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