What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending December 31, 2022
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 47%.
- Two-thirds of Americans expect to be home when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, and less than half think they’ll welcome 2023 with a kiss.
- Most voters believe congressional elections are rigged to protect incumbents and nearly half think a group of people randomly selected from the phone book could do a better job addressing the nation’s problems than the current Congress.
- Democrats who decided to publicly release former President Donald Trump’s income tax returns would get their comeuppance next year, if voters had their druthers.
- Although few Americans think 2022 was one of the best years ever, they rated it better than last year, and they have higher expectations for 2023.
- More voters now believe Ukraine is winning its war against Russia’s invasion, and give President Joe Biden higher ratings for his handling of the issue.
- Asked to identify America’s greatest enemy, nearly 40% of voters don’t choose a foreign power, but instead name domestic political parties.
- Thirty-seven percent (37%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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