WASHINGTON – According to a new poll from Gallup, President-elect Joe Biden’s favorability rating is up following the conclusion of the election while President Donald Trump’s has dipped.
Biden’s approval rating, according to this survey, is at 55%, which is the highest since he entered the 2020 race. He polled slightly higher in February of 2019, two months before he declared his candidacy.
Meanwhile, Trump’s approval rating is at 42%, down three points from before the election, when it reached its highest at 49% in both February and the spring.
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According to Gallup, the increase in Biden’s favorability was driven by Republicans and independents. With Republicans, it expanded from 6% to 12%, while with independents, it increased from 48% to 55%. The positive rating from Democrats remained steady.