Donald Trump may hog the media headlines….
But just like in race for the Democratic nomination and election for President ?
Slow and steady Ole’ Joe Biden IS continuing to winning the ratings race ….
The drop in numbers for Donald Trump in this Gallup poll is among….
President-elect Joe Biden’s favorability rating has risen six percentage points to 55% since the election compared with his final preelection reading. At the same time, President Donald Trump’s favorability has edged down three points to 42%.
Biden’s current rating is the highest it has been since February 2019, two months before he declared his candidacy for president, when it was 56%. Trump’s latest favorability falls short of the highest of his presidency, 49% in April, during the initial stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
Line graph. Favorable ratings of Donald Trump and Joe Biden since January 2019. The latest readings, from November 2020, are 55% for Biden and 42% for Trump.
These findings are from a postelection survey conducted Nov. 5-19, a period during which Trump’s legal team was challenging the results in a number of states. The increase in Biden’s favorability between Gallup’s final preelection and first postelection readings is driven by independents and Republicans, whose positive ratings of Biden grew from 48% to 55% and 6% to 12%, respectively. Democrats’ nearly unanimous positive ratings remained constant.
Trump’s slightly lower postelection favorable rating is owed more to Republicans than independents or Democrats. Republicans’ rating of the president fell six points to 89%, while it was essentially unchanged among independents and static among Democrats….