The new poll finds roughly two-thirds (66%) have doubts and reservations about Biden’s leadership, 含む 92% of Republicans, 75% of independents and 36% of Democrats. それでも, Biden’s overall approval holds about even at 49% approve to 51% disapprove. Those approval ratings are similar to recent polls from AP-NORC and Reuters/Ipsos.
Those two polls plus CNN’s latest were conducted primarily online. Other recent public polling, largely conducted by telephone, has shown Biden faring worse on approval, with a larger share of the population undecided on how they feel about him, even as the share who disapprove is about the same across polls. A CNN Poll of Polls incorporating the five public polls of adults conducted in December shows Biden holding an average approval rating of 45%, と 50% 不承認.
As in last month’s CNN poll, the December survey finds a little more than twice as many Americans say they strongly disapprove of Biden’s work as president (34%) as those who say they strongly approve (16%).
It is also notable that Biden’s approval ratings for handling foreign affairs (47%), 経済 (45%), helping the middle class (45%) and immigration (40%) all stand below his overall approval number. The only issue tested where his rating exceeds his overall reviews is his handling of the coronavirus pandemic (54% approve).
Americans broadly want more government action to counteract economic problems: 約 7 に 10 each say the US government is doing too little to reduce inflation (72%) or relieve disruptions in the supply chain (70%), including majorities across parties who feel that way. 対照的に, のみ 34% say the government is doing too little to control the spread of coronavirus.
On the personal side of the economy, 33% say their financial situation is worse off now than a year ago, while only 21% say their financial fortunes have improved. Those views are deeply partisan, but even among Democrats, のみ 31% say they are better off now. 1月に 2018, a year into former President Donald Trump’s time in office, 47% of all adults said they were better off.
約 3 に 10 say they worry most or all of the time that their family’s income will not be enough to cover expenses and bills, a figure that rises to 54% among those who say their financial situation has worsened in the last year compared with less than 20% among those who say they are better off or about the same as a year ago.
Supply chain issues and rising prices have affected a majority of Americans, according to the poll, と 69% saying they have been unable to find an item they were trying to buy, 57% experiencing significant delays in receiving a purchased item, そして 54% reporting that they have changed the groceries they buy in order to stay within budget. Fewer say they have cut back significantly on driving (43%), changed where they shop (39%) or had difficulty finding affordable housing (26%).
There’s been a slight rebound in views of how things are going in the country generally, と 38% saying things are going well and 62% badly. In late summer, 69% said things in the US were going badly. The shift here comes primarily among Democrats, with the share saying things are going well up 10 points to 63% over that time.
同時に, アメリカ人’ worries about the risk of crime remain high (59% are very or somewhat worried about crime in their communities), and few think the federal government is doing enough to try to reduce the rate of violent crime in the country. And although overall worries are holding about even, the issue is becoming increasingly polarized. While Republican concerns about the risk of crime in their local community have climbed from 53% in late summer to 72% in the new poll, they have dipped among Democrats, から 61% then to 55% 今.
About three-quarters overall, 76%, say that the US government is doing too little to reduce the rate of violent crime, ただ 19% say it’s doing the right amount. Nearly all Republicans agree that the government is doing too little (91%), but majorities of independents (71%) and Democrats (69%) agree.
The CNN Poll was conducted by SSRS December 8 使って 12 among a random national sample of 1,256 adults surveyed online or by phone after being recruited using probability-based methods. Results for the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.7 パーセンテージポイント. It is larger for subgroups.