A new survey by The Washington Post-ABC News found that former President Donald Trump leads current President Joe Biden by 7 points in a "hypothetical" 2024 matchup.
The poll surveyed 1,006 U.S. adults between April 26 to May 3 and has a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points. So let`s dive into the details and discover what Americans think about President Biden and President Trump. ( share your opinion down in the comments)
The poll showed that 49% of Americans would vote for Trump or lean toward him if he ran against Biden in 2024.
According to the poll, 49 percent of Americans said they would definitely or probably vote for Trump or are leaning toward casting their ballots for him in a hypothetical matchup with Biden in 2024 if Trump and Biden are the Republican and Democratic nominees. About 42 percent said they would definitely or probably vote for Biden or are leaning toward supporting him in 2024.
The state of the US economy and the dollar's strength have recently been topics of concern and debate. Amidst this economic uncertainty, a new survey has shed light on the opinions of the American public on the topic.
54% of respondents believe Trump handled the economy better during his office
The results showed a clear divide when asked who they believe handled the economy better, former President Donald Trump or current President Joe Biden. The poll found that 54% of respondents believe Trump handled the economy better during his office, while 36% believe Biden has been better since he assumed the presidency.
When asked who they would vote for if Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were the Republican nominee instead of Trump in a matchup with Biden, the governor also led the president by 7 points. The poll found that 48 percent said they would definitely or probably vote for DeSantis or lean toward voting for him, while 41 percent said the same for Biden.
Trump also came out on top when respondents were asked if Biden and Trump were in “good enough physical health to serve effectively as president,” with 64 % responding that the former president is and 33% saying his successor is. When asked if they have the “mental sharpness” to act as president, 32% of respondents said Biden does, while 54% said Trump does.
For more about the stats and takeaways, discover the Poll over here:
What are your thoughts on this? Who should be the next President?