Voters Give Biden 43.5% Approval Rating, Prefer GOP to Control Congress in New Insider Advantage Poll

In the latest poll conducted by Insider Advantage for the Center for American Greatness, Joe Biden’s approval rating remains anemic at 43.5 percent, and Republicans lead Democrats by nearly five points on the generic congressional ballot.

The national survey of 750 likely voters showed that 61.1 percent of respondents disapproved of Biden’s job performance, and another 2.5 percent had no opinion or were undecided. Specifically, only 26.9 percent said they wholly “approved” of the job Biden is doing, while another 16.6 percent said they “somewhat approve.”

Among women, Biden garnered 48 percent approval, while only 38.3 percent of males approved of his job performance.

An overwhelming 93.1 percent of Republicans disapproved of Biden’s job performance, with only 6.5 approving. Among Democrats, 84.9 percent said they approve of the job Biden is doing. Significantly, only 32.3 percent of Independents approved of Biden’s job performance, with 60.6 percent disapproving.

Biden continues to poll poorly with whites and Hispanics, with 38.9 percent and 39.3 percent approval ratings, respectively. Among whites, 60.9 percent approve, and among Hispanics, 53.2 percent disapprove of Biden’s job performance. Biden garnered 73.4 percent approval from blacks, with a total of 23.4 percent disapproving.

Biden got his highest marks, surprisingly, among older Americans. He garnered 50.3 percent approval among likely voters aged 65 or older. Among likely voters aged 40 to 64, he received 42.5 percent approval, and he faired worst among 18 to 30 year-olds, with only 39.9 percent approval.


On the question of which party they wanted in control of Congress if the election were held today, likely voters preferred Republicans over Democrats 48.2 percent to 43.5 percent, with 8.3 percent having no opinion, or undecided.

Among men, 55.8 percent said they preferred Republicans and 40.8 percent said they preferred Democrats to control Congress. Women said they preferred Democrats over Republicans 46 percent to 41.1 percent.

Divided by age, Democrats fared best with older Americans with 49.7 percent saying they preferred them to stay in power, and 45.4 percent saying they prefer Republicans to take control. Among likely voters aged 40 to 64, 48 percent said they preferred Republicans, and 41.5 percent said they preferred Democrats. Surprisingly, the youngest subset of voters, aged 18 to 39, said they preferred the GOP to take control of Congress 49.5 percent to 41.5 percent.

Independents favored Republicans to Democrats 53.2 percent to 33.2 percent.



This Insider Advantage survey was conducted on October 25th, and has a margin of error of 3.58 percent.


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About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

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