Poll: Biden Nearly 50 Percent Underwater With Parents

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October 20, 2022

An enormous majority of Americans with children disapprove of Joe Biden's job as president, according to a Monmouth University poll released Thursday.

Sixty-nine percent of Americans with kids in the house disapprove of Biden's job performance, the poll found. Only 24 percent approve of his performance, by contrast, making a whopping 45-point gap.

The poll found that 53 percent of all American disapprove of Biden, the same figure as his FiveThirtyEight polling average. But it is one of the first since the 2020 election to look into what parents think of the president. In 2020, Biden won among parents of school-age children, 52 percent to 46 percent, according to the New York Times.

The poll also found that a plurality of Americans, 49 percent, want the Republican Party to win control of Congress this November. Inflation is Americans' top issue, the poll found, while abortion is in sixth place after crime, immigration, and unemployment, among other issues.