What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending December 11, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 43%.
- Most voters approve of what the White House is calling a “diplomatic boycott” of next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing, but overall give President Joe Biden low marks on his China policy.
- Most voters now disapprove of President Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying he broke the promise he made during the campaign last year to “shut down the virus.”
- Vice President Kamala Harris hasn’t improved her standing with voters, more that half of whom have a negative opinion of her and don’t think she’s ready to take over if President Joe Biden leaves office.
- With the holiday shopping season underway, most Americans believe they've got their own credit card spending under control, but are concerned that other people are less responsible.
- Support for voter ID laws to prevent cheating in elections remains high, and most Republican voters remain unconvinced that President Joe Biden was elected fairly.
- Economic confidence rose to 98.9 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, two points higher than November.
- Although fewer Americans plan to decorate their homes for the holidays this year, nearly three-quarters will have a Christmas tree.
- More than half of Americans have already begun their holiday shopping, but less than a quarter plan to spend more on gifts this year.
- Thirty-one percent (31%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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