President Joe Biden hit a 45% approval rating in February, highest since October 2021

At the end of February, polling averages showed 44% of voters approved of President Joe Biden’s (D) performance. Fifty-one percent of voters disapproved of his performance. 

Throughout February, Biden’s average approval rating remained between 43% and 45%. Our average showed him at 45% on February 23 and 24. The last time Biden had 45% approval was in October 2021. At the end of January, he held a 43% approval rating.

The lowest approval rating he’s received is 38%, last seen on July 27, 2022 The highest approval rating Biden has received is 55%, last seen on May 26, 2021.

At the end of February, congressional approval was at 27% and disapproval was at 63%. The highest approval rating the 117th Congress received was 36%, last seen on July 16, 2021, and the lowest approval rating it received was 14%, last seen on Jan. 26, 2022.

At this time during the Trump administration, presidential approval was one point lower at 43%, and congressional approval was seven points lower at 20%.

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.