President Joe Biden’s endorsement is plunging in the swing state of Arizona, according to an OH Predictive Insights/Arizona Public Opinion Pulse survey released Wednesday.
According to the survey, 55% of registered Arizona voters disapprove of Biden’s job performance, compared to 40% who approve, bringing his net approval underwater by 15 percentage points.
Of the 55% who disagree, 43% do so “strongly”, while only 17% approve “strongly”.
Independent voters tend to side with the 88% of Republicans who disapprove of his professional performance, while 59% disapprove. However, 81% of Democrats approve of Biden’s professional performance.
Some of Biden’s biggest drops in approval from May 2021 to March 2022 came from the president’s handling of COVID-19, the economy, and unifying the country.
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The survey went deeper, asking respondents how they felt about Biden’s handling of specific issues. That didn’t bode well for the president either, as 57% disapprove of his handling of immigration, 57% disapprove of his handling of the economy, 51% disapprove of his handling of foreign policy, and 53% disapprove of his handling of foreign policy. so-called “uniting” the country.
In addition, 47% (a plurality) disapprove of its handling of the Chinese coronavirus:
Voters in the Grand Canyon state are now widely divided over Biden’s response to the pandemic. In last May’s AZPOP survey, his pandemic numbers were more than 30 points above water, but fell to a net -2% in March 2022. When it comes to the economy, Biden is currently at 22 points underwater – down 33 points from last May. .
“The survey shows potential warning signs for Democrats in Arizona as they prepare for November’s midterm elections following Biden’s narrow 2020 victory in the state,” Mike said. Noble, head of research at OHPI, in a statement.
The survey, conducted March 8-15, 2022, of 753 registered Arizona voters, has a margin of error of +/-3.6.
Biden won Grand Canyon State in the 2020 presidential election by less than half a percentage point – less than 10,500 votes.