Donald Trump seems to have lost his support from independents that gave him their vote two years ago….
A lot of people say their minds aren’t made up specifically….
But almost 15% won’t vote for Donald Trump…
The left leaning candidates ‘progressive’ promises aren’t ringing bells with Democratic moderates we know and independents either…
Democratic presidential candidates are proposing lots of progressive policies in this election. And while those policies may resonate with the party base, some of those ideas are not popular with a general election electorate, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.
And overall, independent voters said they were not impressed with the direction either President Trump or Democrats want to take the country at this point ahead of the 2020 election, the findings show.
“Independents are on the fence overall,” said Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion at Marist College, which conducted the poll. “They’re not willing to grant President Trump reelection, and yet they’re not persuaded by Democrats at this point.”
Trump did his best in this polling since taking office, but his approval rating is still just 44%. Fewer independents are undecided about the president and give him a 42% approval rating, up from 35% in June…..
A majority (54%) though say they want a nominee who can beat Trump rather than one who shares their position on most issues (42%)…..