What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 26, 2023
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 46%.
- Crime will be an important issue in the 2024 election, according to a majority of voters, who give President Joe Biden somewhat better grades for handling the issue.
- Climate change has produced a political divide in voter reaction to the recent wildfire that devastated the Hawaiian island of Maui.
- Democrats strongly approve the charges against former President Donald Trump in Georgia, but a majority of voters still suspect cheating stole the election in 2020.
- Former President Donald Trump, who plans to skip this week’s televised debate among Republican 2024 presidential candidates, remains the overwhelming favorite with GOP primary voters.
- Nearly half of voters rate President Joe Biden as doing a poor job on immigration, an issue where the Republican Party maintains a strong advantage.
- At a time when some communities are restricting water use because of drought conditions, a majority of Americans view their local water supply as safe and dependable.
- Less than a third of Americans think the country’s public schools are doing a good or excellent job, and most parents of school-age children approve of homeschooling.
- Thirty-two percent (32%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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