UPDATED Sep. 22, 2018 at 5:53 PM

How unpopular is Donald Trump?

How unpopular
is Donald Trump?

An updating calculation of the president's approval rating, accounting for each poll's quality, recency, sample size and partisan lean. How this works »

Polls of adults

KEY

ESTIMATE

PROJECTION

90% OF POLLS PROJECTED TO FALL IN THIS RANGE

DATES
POLLSTER
GRADESAMPLE
WEIGHT
APPROVE
APPROVE
DISAPPROVE
DISAPPROVE
ADJUSTEDADJUSTED NET APPROVAL
Sep. 20-21
9/20-21
YouGov
B
1,000A
0.29
41%
49%
41%
52%
-11
Sep. 19-21
9/19-21
YouGov
B
1,000A
0.26
41%
53%
41%
56%
-15
Sep. 17-20
9/17-20
American Research Group
C+
1,100A
1.15
37%
59%
38%
57%
-18
Sep. 18-19
9/18-19
YouGov
B
1,000A
0.24
41%
51%
41%
54%
-13
Sep. 13-19
9/13-19
SurveyMonkey
D-
20,492A
0.45
44%
54%
41%
53%
-12
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Key

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A = ALL ADULTS

RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

V = VOTERS

LV = LIKELY VOTERS

How Trump compares with past presidents

Barack Obama2009-17
George W. Bush2001-09
Bill Clinton1993-2001
George H.W. Bush1989-93
Ronald Reagan1981-89
Jimmy Carter1977-81
Gerald Ford1974-77
Richard Nixon1969-74
Lyndon B. Johnson1963-69
John F. Kennedy1961-63
Dwight D. Eisenhower1953-61
Harry S. Truman1945-53

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