Biden at 40% approval at the end of November

At the end of November, approval polling averages showed President Joe Biden (D) at 40% approval. Fifty-six percent of voters disapproved of his performance. This was one point lower than the approval rating he received at the end of October.

Throughout November, Biden’s approval rating ranged from 40% to 41%. 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 November, congressional approval was at 24% and disapproval was at 64%. The lowest approval rating the 118th Congress has received is 15%, last seen on October 10th. The highest approval rating it has received was 33%, last seen on April 21, 2023.

At this time during the Trump administration, presidential approval was three points higher at 43%, and congressional approval was four 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.

Additional reading:

  1. Ballotpedia’s Polling Index: Comparison of opinion polling during the Trump and Biden administrations
  2. Ballotpedia’s Polling Index: Presidential approval rating
  3. Ballotpedia’s Polling Index: Congressional approval rating