Biden’s Support Plummets Among Young Americans

Biden's Support Plummets Among Young Americans

President Joe Biden speaks about the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sept. 13, 2022. Biden's Support Plummets Among Young AmericansInternationalIndiaAfricaWASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Only about one-third of Americans below the age of 30 now approve of President Joe Biden and his policies, a new Harvard University Youth Poll revealed on Monday. “A national poll released today by the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School indicates that among18-to-29-year-olds, President Biden’s approval rating stands at 36%, a drop of three percentage points since last fall (39%) and five percentage points since last spring (41%.),” a release on the poll said. Only about one-in-four young adults approve of Biden’s handling of the US economy (28%) and inflation (22%), while only 38% approve of his handling of race relations, 37% of the conflict in Ukraine and 27% of gun violence, the release said. “While close to two-thirds (64%) of registered voters who are Democrats approve of his [Biden’s] job performance, approval drops to only six percent of Republicans and 30% of independent and unaffiliated registered voters,” the release said. Only 39% of young Americans approve of the performance of Democrats in Congress, while only 29% approve of the performance of Republicans in Congress, the release said. The Spring 2023 Harvard Youth Poll surveyed 2,069 young Americans between 18- and 29-years old and was conducted between March 13 and 22.


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