A new Univ. of Texas/Texas Tribune poll shows a fairly evenly divided electorate that has not moved much since October. We will have more to say about the poll and its potential implications for 2020 once the crosstabs are released later this week. For now, here are some notable results from the first day’s release.
A slim majority (52%) approve President Trump’s job performance. It is the highest percentage of UT/TT poll respondents viewing a president’s job performance favorably in the poll’s 11-year history. It is the sixth straight time that the percent of respondents approving Trump’s job performance has risen, increasing slightly but steadily from 43% in June 2017. Overall, Trump’s job performance rating is 52/44 (+8), a nearly exact flip of the 43/51 rating he had two years ago.
Other job performance ratings include:
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