Biden Approval With Independents 29%, Republicans More Energized: Poll

  • President Biden has a 29 percent approval rating with independents, according to the latest Economist/YouGov survey, with only 9 percent of independents saying they strongly approve of his job performance.
  • Independents favored Republicans in a generic ballot – 36 percent for the GOP and 29 percent for Democrats.
  • Republican voters appear to be more enthusiastic, with 67 percent saying they definitely will vote in November, compared with 60 percent of Democrats.