Tuesday, March 05, 2019
When tracking President Trump’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results for Trump’s presidency can be seen in the graphics below.
The president earned a monthly job approval of 49% in February, rebounding five points from January and recapturing the high ground he held for most of 2018. In January, Trump’s job approval had fallen to its lowest level in a year, but it has turned around since his well-received State of the Union address. Fifty percent (50%) still disapproved of his job performance last month, but that’s down from 55% in January.
Daily tracking results are collected via telephone and online surveys of 500 likely voters per night. The monthly numbers in this article are based on approximately 10,000 interviews each month with likely voters. The margin of sampling error is less than +/- 1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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