Donald Trump Trounces Joe Biden in Iowa Poll
An Iowa poll conducted yesterday concluded that just 33% of Iowans approve of the job President Joe Biden is doing. He was at 47% in March.
The highest support Biden received was for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic at 41 percent, according to the poll.
Iowa voters gave him a 22 percent approval rating for his handling of Afghanistan, 24 percent for immigration, 28 percent for criminal justice and 32 percent for the economy.
Iowa Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst each received 45% approval rating while Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds boasted the highest of each of these politicians currently in office, with a 51% approval rating.
The Hill adds the following:
The poll released Wednesday was conducted from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 and surveyed 810 adults from Iowa. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.4 percentage points.
This comes a little less than a week after a poll was released in Iowa regarding a hypothetical rematch between Donald Trump and Biden in 2024. Trump decidedly defeated the current president in the poll, taking 51% of the voters, while Biden finished with 40%. Another 4% said they would not vote for either of the candidates, and 5% claimed they were unsure of what their decision would be.
Trump also defeated Biden in Iowa in 2020 by taking 53% of the vote to his opponent's 45%.
According to usatoday.com,
At a news conference in March, Biden said he planned to run for reelection but also said he was a "great respecter of fate" and has never planned anything for certain.
As for the former president, he has yet to announce if he will run once again in 2024.
Some of the demographics of the poll are as follows, USA Today:
Biden wins support among 95% of Democrats – slightly better than the 91% Trump earns among Republicans. But independents favor Trump by 8 percentage points, 45% to 37%.
(Trump) carries evangelical likely voters 76% to 15%, and he carries rural likely voters 64% to 26%.
Trump also does well among likely voters without a college degree, earning support among 59% compared with Biden’s 31%.
Biden does better with those who have earned a college degree, 53% to Trump’s 38%.
Biden also does well among likely voters 65 and older – 52% to 41% – and those with no religious affiliation – 56% to 36%.
The Iowa Poll was conducted Nov. 7-10, 2021 for the Des Moines Register and Mediacom by Selzer & Co. of Des Moines. The results of the polling were based on telephone interviews with 810 Iowans ages 18 and older.