According to polling conducted by Economist/YouGov, President Joe Biden is facing difficulties in engaging with independent voters across various metrics as he heads into the 2024 election cycle.
This polling data could spell bad news for the president if it persists until election day, as independent voters are a crucial voting bloc that often plays a deciding role in swing states.
According to polling conducted by Economist/YouGov, President Joe Biden is struggling to engage with independent voters on many key metrics heading into the 2024 election cycle, Breitbart News reported.
The data is concerning for the President as independent voters are a crucial voting bloc that often determines the outcome in swing states. Biden’s numbers with independent voters are mostly negative.
78% of independents consider Biden to be a weak leader, while only 30% consider him a strong one.
68% of independents believe that Biden’s America is on the wrong track, with only 17% believing it is heading in the right direction.
76% of independents rate the economy as being in bad or poor shape, while only 17% rate it as being in good or excellent condition.
64% of independents disapprove of Biden’s handling of jobs and the economy, with only 22% approving.
A majority of independent voters (54%) disapprove of Biden’s job performance, with only one third approving.
57% of independent voters view Biden as unfavorable, while only 34% view him as favorable.
Biden’s poor polling with independent voters also coincides with their concern over his age, as he is the oldest president in US history. Looking ahead to the 2024 election, Biden scored poorly with independent voters as well.
Written by staff