According to a recent poll, major Democratic-leaning groups have dramatically reduced their support for President Biden, and for the first time in his presidency, the majority of California voters disapprove of his job performance.
A recent poll by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies, co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Times, found that 52% of voters in the state disapprove of Biden’s performance in office, while 44% do.
Since May, when the survey previously posed this subject, Biden’s unfavorable rating has increased by 6 percentage points, while his favorable rating has decreased by 4 points.
Biden’s fellow Democrats have contributed significantly to the decline, with nonpartisan voters in the state contributing less. He had already lost the support of almost all Republican voters in the state.
According to a recent poll, 1 in 4 voters who indicated they would have voted for Biden in 2020 now disapprove of his job, up from roughly 1 in 6 in May.
The majority of voters who supported Joe Biden in May—women and voters under 40—now disapprove of his job performance. These two categories were crucial to Biden’s win.
Latino voters, who were split 50-50 on Biden in May, are now 14 points, or 55% to 41%, against his work.
6,342 California registered voters were questioned for the Berkeley IGS poll; this sub-sample was weighted to include 4,506 likely voters and 1,234 likely Republican voters.
Online voting took place from October 24 to 30, in both English and Spanish.