10 Dec Boris Johnson’s Closing Ad – Better Off Than Four Years Ago? – Congress – Tuesday Trivia
Your Daily Polling Update for Tuesday, December 10
TRUMP JOB APPROVAL: AVERAGE 45%
Up 1 from yesterday
RON’S COMMENT: Today’s average is based on five polls, ranging from 40% (Quinnipiac) to 50% (Rasmussen). Without these extremes, it would still be 45%…. President Trump’s disapproval rating averages 52% today (-1 from yesterday), which is 7 points higher than his approval rating.
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PRESIDENTIAL JOB APPROVAL: HISTORICAL COMPARISON
Gallup poll data
At this same point in their first terms:
RON’S COMMENT: Trump is doing slightly better than Obama at this point in their presidencies, but not as well as other presidents who were all in the 50s at this stage.
NATIONAL: DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION
Among Democratic primary voters nationwide
Joe Biden: 30%
RON’S COMMENT: Since last week’s poll, Biden is up 1, Sanders is up 2, Warren is up 1, Bloomberg is up 1, Steyer is up 1 and Booker is up 1.
MUST SEE POLITICAL AD
British general election
This is Boris Johnson’s closing ad in the current British general election. It’s well worth a look. Fans of the movie Love, Actually will especially enjoy. Watch to the end. Click here
BETTER OFF THAN FOUR YEARS AGO
Among voters nationwide
Is the country better off now than it was four years ago?
Better off now: 43%
RON’S COMMENT: 10% of Democrats, 36% of independents and 78% of Republicans say the country is better off now than it was four years ago.
Among voters nationwide
Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the United States Congress is handling its job?
RON’S COMMENT: Notably, only 9% of independents approve of the job Congress is doing.
Among voters statewide
Who was the longest serving British Prime Minister of the 20thcentury?
(See answer below)
Presidential job rating average based on recent nationwide polls.
PRESIDENTIAL JOB APPROVAL COMPARISON: Gallup, Presidential Job Approval Center
DEMOCRAT PRIMARY: Morning Consult, Dec. 2-8
BETTER OFF, CONGRESS: The Economist/YouGov, Dec. 1-3
Margaret Thatcher. Elected in 1979, she stepped down in 1990.
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