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President Donald J. Trump Composite Job Approval Poll

This Period: 12/18/20 to 01/17/21

Methodology

Polls

New Job Approval polls:
Poll Direction Change Current
ABC WaPo Loss638%
Ipsos Loss434%**
CNN Loss834%**
PEW -----29%**
* = New Hgh     ** - New Low
Continuing Job Approval polls:
Poll Direction Change Current
Marist Loss338%
ABC/WP Same044%
* = New Hgh     ** - New Low
Favorability polls:
Poll Direction Change Current
QuinnipiacGain443%
* = New high

Analysis:

President Trump's poll dropped considerably in his last
week in office.  Four points in four days downward drop
and a new low.  This composite has more data points and
therefore more reliability.  The ABC/WaPo poll is their
first in three months.  PEW had their first poll in a  
long while - 22 months.  CNN had their first in three. 

Election Results - Source FEC

Election Year Results
2016 Electoral College Trump 304
Clinton 227
Other 7 (2 from Trump, 5 from Clinton)
Popular Vote Trump 62,984,828 (46.09%)
Clinton 65,853,514 (48.18%)
Senate Republicans 52 (Loss 2)
Democrats 46 (Gain 2)
House Republicans 241 (Gain 6)
Democrats 194 (Loss 6)
2018 Senate Republicans 53 (Gain 1)
Senate Democrats 47 (Loss 1)
House Republicans 199 (Loss 40)
House Democrats 235 (Gain 40)
2020 Electoral College Biden 306
Trump 232
Popular Vote Biden (not final) 81,283,485 (51.4%)
Trump 74,223,744 (46.9%)
Senate Democrats 50 (Gain 2)
Republicans 50 (Loss 2)
House Republicans 211 (Gain 13)
Democrats 222 (loss 13)

Trump Poll Graphs

Trump Approval Poll at www.LiberalsWin.com
Trump Job Approval Poll
Trump/Obama/Bush Approval Poll at www.LiberalsWin.com
Trump, Obama and Bush Comparison Job Approval Poll

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President Job Approval Poll Summary

Poll Average and Basis Data
Category Percent Notes
Current Average: 34.33% Current average based on: 206 points for 06 polls
Gain/Loss this year: 9.60 pts January 2020 start: 44.00%
Current High poll(s): 38 ABC/WaPo (01/10) & Marist (01/07)
Current Low poll(s): 29% PEW (01/08)

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President Job Approval Poll Details

Poll Details (* Poll used this period)
Poll Source Percent (Change) Date of poll
ABC/Wash Post/Mason * 38% (-6) 01/10/21
CBS 40% (-3) 05/29/20
CNBC 39% (+3) 10/21/20
CNN/Opinion Research * 34% (-8) 01/16/21
Fox 46% (-1) 10/27/20
Georgetown/Battleground 42% (-1) 08/01/20
Investor's Business Daily/TIPP 41% (-3) 02/20/20
Ipsos/Reuters * 34% (-4) 01/08/21
Marist/NPR/PBS * 38% (-3) 01/07/21
Monmouth U 41% (-0) 09/03/20
NBC/WSJ 45% (+1) 10/29/20
PEW * 29% (-4) 01/08/21
Quinnipiac * 33% (-8) 01/07/21
USA Today/Suffolk U. 45% (+5) 08/28/20

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Presidential Job Approval Poll History

Approval and Favorable History
Poll Name Date Percent Notes
ABC/WP 01/10/2138% Approval
10/06/2044%
09/21/2044%
08/12/2042% / 56% Favorable/Unfavorable
05/25/2042% / 55%
CBS & NY Times 05/29/2040% Approval
01/26/2043%
05/17/1941%
12/09/1630% / 39% Favorable/Not favorable
10/28/1633% / 56% Registered
CNBC 10/21/2042% Approval
06/19/2039%
04/03/2046%
12/09/1630% / 39% Favorable/Not favorable
10/28/1633% / 56% Registered
CNN/Opinion Research 01/09/2134% Approval
10/23/2042%
10/01/2040%
08/12/2043% / 55% Favorable/Unfavorable
05/07/2043% / 55% LV
FOX 10/27/2046% Approval
10/03/2047%
09/07/2048%
01/01/170% Favorable/Unfavorable
01/01/170%
GIP/Battleground 08/01/2042% Approval
10/06/1943%
03/31/1943%
11/28/1645% Favorable/Unfavorable
01/01/170%
Investor's Business Daily 02/20/2041% Approval
01/23/2044%
01/03/2043%
01/01/170% Favorable
01/01/170%
Ipsos/Reuters 01/08/2134% Approval
01/04/2138%
01/01/170%
01/01/170% Favorable
01/01/170%
Marist/NPR/PBS 01/07/2138% Approval
10/08/2041%
09/11/2040%
07/19/1841% / 54% Favorable/Unfavorable
04/10/1836% / 57%
Monmouth 09/03/2041% Approval
08/06/2041%
06/26/2041%
01/12/1734% / 46% Favorable/Unfavorable
10/14/1626% / 61% Registered
NBC/Wall Street Journal 10/29/2045% Approval
10/09/2044%
09/30/2043%
09/16/1839% / 52% Positive/Negative
08/05/1736% / 52%
PEW 01/08/2129% Approval
03/20/1940%
01/09/1937%
02/07/1741% / 57% Favorable/Unfavorable
11/30/1637% / 58%
Quinnipiac University 01/07/2133% Approval
10/16/2041%
09/17/2043%
12/01/2043% / 52% Favorable/Unfavorable
10/28/2039% / 54%
USA Today/Suffolk U 08/28/2045% Approval
06/25/2040%
04/21/2043%
03/13/1942% / 50% Favorable/Unfavorable
12/11/1840% / 57% LV

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Obsolete Presidential Job Approval Detail Polls

Obsolete Poll Details
Poll Source Percent (Change) Date of poll
AP-GfK 50% (-4) 04/11/13
Bloomberg 40% (+0) 07/08/17
Diageo/Hotline 56% (-9) 07/09/09
Newsweek 48% (+0) 05/02/11
NPR 46% (-3) 03/19/14

Obsolete Obama Detail History

Obsolete Approval and Favorable History
Poll Name Date Percent Notes
AP-GfK 01/01/170% Approval
01/01/170%
01/01/170%
01/01/170% Favorable
01/01/170%
Bloomberg 07/08/1740% Approval
01/01/170%
01/01/170%
07/08/1741% / 55% Favorable/Unfavorable
12/02/1650% / 43% LV
Diageo/Hotline 01/01/170% Approval
01/01/170%
01/01/170%
01/01/170% Favorable
01/01/170%
Newsweek 01/01/170% Approval
01/01/170%
01/01/170%
01/01/170% Favorable
01/01/170%
National Public Radio 01/01/170% Approval
01/01/170%
01/01/170%
07/19/1841% / 54% Favorable/Unfavorable
04/10/1836% / 57%