Trump's approval rate at all-time low; slip in support among base

Katrina Barker
August 5, 2017

The Quinnipiac poll surveyed 1,125 voters nationwide between July 27 and August 1 over landline telephones and cellphones.

Trump's approval rate fell from 40 percent points from the previous Quinnipiac poll published on June 29, while his disapproval rose 17 points, with undecided voters from January turning on him.

80 - 15 percent of American voters said they disapprove of the way Republicans in Congress are handling healthcare. That's including 55% of voters in military households who support transgender service, according to the poll. The same poll now reports his approval at 38 percent, a record low for Rasmussen.

Sixty-one percent of those surveyed said they don't approve of the job Trump has been doing while just 33 percent approve.

This goes with a separate poll by Reuters and Ipsos from last week, which found that 58 percent of United States adults agree trans people should be allowed to serve in the military, while 27 percent disagreed.

"Voters say a soldier is a soldier, no matter what his/her gender identity is".

64 - 25 percent of voters disapprove of Republican ideas to replace the Affordable Care Act.

The May 18 New York City poll found New Yorkers oppose mayoral school control 3-1; support for police body cameras tops 10-1. Two other daily approval rating pollsters found Trump with a historically-low rating.

The May 11 national poll found 21% of USA voters approve of revised GOP health plan; voters reject Trump tax plan nearly 2-1. The polls used in his average split Trump's approval rating into four categories: strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove and strongly disapprove.

But the Quinnipiac poll wasn't the only ones showing the startling figures. In 2010, respected public opinion polling analyst Nate Silver ranked the Quinnipiac University poll as most accurate among major polls conducting surveys in two states or more.

The Asbury Park Press wrote, "The Quinnipiac University Poll is considered the gold standard in the business, frequently lauded by USA Today and other national media organizations for its information and accuracy". The polls are conducted at the Polling Institute on West Woods Road, close to the Mount Carmel and York Hill Campuses.

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