US President Joe Biden’s popularity is approaching the lowest levels of his presidency this month, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. In November 2024, Biden is widely expected to face former President Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican nomination. Other recent polls indicated the possibility of a close race between the two.
A new opinion poll conducted by Reuters/Ipsos showed that the popularity of the US President joe biden It approached its lowest levels during his presidency this month, a sign of the challenges ahead for his re-election bid as US president next year.
The three-day poll, which ended on Sunday, showed that 40% of participants approved of Biden’s performance as president, a marginal increase from 39% in November. The poll’s margin of error was about 3 percentage points.
In November 2024, Biden is widely expected to face former President Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican nomination. Other recent polls indicated the possibility of a close race between the two.
The poll showed that Americans consider the economy, crime, and immigration the biggest problems facing the country, and they are all issues that Trump and other Republicans have criticized Biden for. 19% of survey participants ranked the economy as the top issue, while 11% cited immigration and 10% cited crime.
Biden’s overall approval rating has stabilized at less than 50% since August 2021, and this month’s rating remains close to the lowest level of his presidency, which was 36% in mid-2022.
The Reuters/Ipsos poll collected online responses from 1,017 adults using a nationally representative sample.
Biden said on Tuesday that he was “not confident” that he would have sought to win a second term in the elections scheduled for the end of next year if his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, had not run for these elections.
The 81-year-old Democratic president said during a fundraising campaign in the city of Weston, Massachusetts (northeast), “If Trump had not run, I would not have been confident that I would have run. However, we cannot let him win.”
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