President Donald Trump is at 48% approval, and former Vice President Joe Biden is leading among Democratic White House candidates, an NBC Survey Monkey Poll released Friday reveals.
Sixty-eight percent of respondents found the economy to be in good standing. When it came to political issues, 22% replied that immigration mattered most to them, with 21% trailing closely behind saying health care and the economy were most important.
The 2020 Democratic field also saw some shifts after a Wednesday poll showed California Senator Kamala Harris overtaking Former Vice President Joe Biden for the no.1 spot. The NBC poll shows Biden in the lead with 25%, while Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren are neck-and-neck for the no.2 spot at 16% each.
As the second round of presidential debates comes closer, the poll showed Biden in the lead at 25% of respondents saying they would vote for him if a Democratic primary or caucus was held today; Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren came in at 16%.
Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris came in at 14%, followed by South-Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg with 8%.
Thirty-two percent somewhat disapproved of how Congress is performing, and 43% strongly disapproved.
The poll was conducted between July 2 and 16, and “among 13,553 registered voters with an error estimate of plus or minus 1.2 percentage points,” according to NBC, and among 5,548 Democratic-leaning and Democratic registered voters, “the margin of error is plus or minus 2 percentage points.”
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