President Joe Biden continues to face negative polling in his re-election campaign, with a new poll showing him trailing three GOP rivals by as much as 10 points.
Biden, the oldest president in American history, turns 81 on Monday, and the poll already showed Democrats in the majority across the country today I want to see another one Democrat take part in the race to challenge him.
A Marquette Law School poll shows the president ahead of his predecessor Donald Trump by a 52 to 48 margin. But Trump isn’t the only one gaining on Biden.
Former U.N. ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley leads Biden by as many as 10 points, 55 to 45.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, considered by many to be Trump’s toughest rival in the Republican Party primaries, leads him by a 51-49 margin.
President Joe Biden continues to face negative polling in his re-election campaign, with a new poll showing him trailing three GOP rivals by as much as 10 points
The poll could be considered a big victory for Haley because among likely voters, Haley leads Biden by an even larger margin, 56 to 44, while.
DeSantis’ lead among likely voters remains the same, while Trump’s lead narrows by one point, to 51-49.
The problem for both Haley and DeSantis remains the huge gap between them and Trump in the GOP primaries.
The same poll surveyed registered GOP voters, 54 percent of whom still support Trump.
DeSantis and Haley finished second at 12 percent. None of the remaining candidates – including Vivek Ramaswamy and Chris Christie – exceeded four percent.
This is another in a series of devastating polls for the president.
AND new Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that 54 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents answered “yes” when asked whether they would like to see another challenger enter the race.
Twenty-eight percent said no, and 18 percent were unsure.
A Marquette Law School poll shows the president ahead of his predecessor Donald Trump by a 52-48 margin. But Trump isn’t the only one gaining on Biden
Former U.N. ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley leads Biden by an impressive 10 points, 55 to 45
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, considered by many to be Trump’s toughest rival in the GOP primaries, leads him by a 51-49 margin
The poll found that younger Americans were more likely than older people to want Biden to face a new primary challenger.
The poll found that 69 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds indicated they would like to see another Democrat step in and challenge Biden, while just 43 percent of Americans over 65 agreed.
Among 30- to 44-year-olds, 61 percent said they wanted Biden to get another challenger, while 49 percent of 45- to 64-year-olds felt the same way.
When the same group of Democrats and Democratic-leaning senators were asked whether they would like to see Biden or someone else as the nominee in 2024, Biden came out ahead, with 46% saying Biden and 39% saying someone else.
On this question, independents were more likely to say they would like another option, with 50 percent doing so compared to 36 percent of Democrats.
Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents overwhelmingly supported Biden when asked to choose between him and his two current rivals – Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips, who entered the race last month, and self-help guru Marianne Williamson.
In this three-way race, Biden received 64% support. respondents, and Phillips and Williamson 4% each.
Overall, Democrats were more understanding when asked questions about Biden’s fitness for office and his age.
The poll also found Democrats were more understanding when asked questions about the age and fitness of the nearly 81-year-old president, but some still had doubts
When survey respondents, including Republicans, were asked whether Biden was fit for a second term, 60 percent said no and just 24 percent said yes.
Its numbers dropped dramatically due to Republican sentiment.
Just 3 percent of Republicans said they were fit for a second term, and 95 percent said they were not.
A slim majority of Democrats, 54 percent, said they were fit enough to serve another four years, while 25 percent disagreed.
Overall, 55 percent of Americans said Biden’s advanced age – he will be 82 on Inauguration Day in 2025 – was a “big problem” for them, while another 26 percent said it was a little problem.
Among Democrats and Democratic leanings, just 27 percent said it was a big problem, while another 44 percent said Biden’s age was a little problem.
Republicans were much harsher: 86 percent said Biden’s age was a big problem and 9 percent said it was a little problem.
Former President Donald Trump, Biden’s likely rival, received slightly better ratings when Americans were asked whether he was fit to serve another four years.
Thirty-eight percent said yes — compared to 24 percent for Biden — and 49 percent said no.
When Americans were asked which candidate had a bigger problem – Trump’s legal drama compared to Biden’s age – the results were statistically consistent – 41 percent said Biden’s age and 42 percent said they brought 91 criminal charges against Trump.
The poll, which took place Nov. 9-13, surveyed 1,584 U.S. adults and had a margin of error of plus or minus 2.8 percent.