Trump Approval Index Month-by-Month
Trump’s Monthly Approval Down As Coronavirus Struggle Continues
Thursday, April 02, 2020
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.
Leading the nation through the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, the president earned a monthly job approval of 47% in March, down two points from 49% in February. In 2019, Trump’s monthly approval ran from a low of 44% in January to a high of 50% in April. He ended the year at 49%. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapproved of the president’s job performance in March, up two points from the month before.
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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.
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