At the end of July, polling averages showed President Joe Biden (D) with a 42% approval rating. Fifty-four percent of voters disapproved of his performance. This were the same ratings he received in June.
Throughout July, Biden’s approval rating stayed mainly at 42%, with a two-day spike of 43% on July 13 and July 14. The lowest approval rating he’s received during his presidency 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 July, congressional approval was at 25% and disapproval was at 61%. The highest approval rating the 118th Congress received was 33%, last seen on April 21, 2023, and the lowest approval rating it received was 19%, last seen on July 21, 2023.
At this time during the Trump administration, presidential approval was two points higher at 44%, and congressional approval was five 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.