Recent approval polling averages show President Joe Biden (D) at 39% approval, the same rating he received at the end of June. Fifty-six percent of voters disapprove of his performance.
Biden first received this rating on June 29. In July, approval for his presidency hit a new low of 38%, which he last received on July 27. The highest approval rating Biden has received is 55%, last seen on May 26, 2021.
Congress was at 16% approval and 71% disapproval at the end of July. At this time in June, its approval rating was 18%. The highest approval rating Congress has received is 36%, last seen on July 16, 2021, and the lowest approval rating it has received is 14%, last seen on January 26, 2022.
At the end of July 2018, President Donald Trump’s (R) approval was four percentage points higher than Biden’s at 43%, and congressional approval was two points lower at 16%.
Ballotpedia’s polling index takes the average of polls conducted over the last thirty days to calculate presidential and congressional approval ratings. We average the results and show all polling results side-by-side because we believe that paints a clearer picture of public opinion than any individual poll can provide. The data is updated daily as new polling results are published.