UPDATED Jul. 18, 2024, at 9:30 AM

How unpopular is Joe Biden?

How unpopular
is Joe Biden?

An updating calculation of the president's approval rating, accounting for each poll's recency, sample size, methodology and house effects.

KEY

ESTIMATE

95% OF POLLS PROJECTED TO FALL IN THIS RANGE

DATESSAMPLEi

SAMPLE TYPE

A

ALL ADULTS

V

VOTERS

LV

LIKELY VOTERS

RV

REGISTERED VOTERS

DATESi

SAMPLE TYPE

A

ALL ADULTS

V

VOTERS

LV

LIKELY VOTERS

RV

REGISTERED VOTERS

POLLSTER
WEIGHT
RESULT
ADJUSTED
ADJUSTED NET APPROVAL
Jul. 13-16
7/13-16
1,582A
Jul. 13-16
1,582A
0.77
37%
59%
37%
60%
Disapprove+23
Jul. 15
7/15
3,500RV
Jul. 15
3,500RV
1.15
40%
43%
41%
50%
Disapprove+9
Jul. 13-15
7/13-15
1,918RV
Jul. 13-15
1,918RV
1.21
40%
56%
37%
56%
Disapprove+19
Jul. 12-15
7/12-15
1,186RV
Jul. 12-15
1,186RV
0.95
41%
57%
39%
57%
Disapprove+18
Jul. 12-14
7/12-14
2,019A
Jul. 12-14
2,019A
1.24
38%
54%
38%
55%
Disapprove+17
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