Emerson College polled Americans on a range of topics, including daylight savings time, inflation, and their views on President Biden and his predecessor Trump.
According to a recent Emerson College poll, former President Donald Trump leads incumbent Joe Biden by a 12-point margin in favorability among Americans.
In comparison to the present president, the results showed that more voters favored the former president.
When asked how they felt about Trump and Biden, 59 percent thought the former was “very or very positive,” while only 47 percent said the same about the latter.
According to the findings, if Trump and Biden were to face off in the 2024 election, Trump would receive 45 percent of the vote, while Biden would receive 42 percent.
However, there was a clear rural-urban difference, with Trump dominating the former and Biden leading the latter. Preferences also ranged by education level, with more respondents with a college diploma favoring Biden.
In rural and suburban areas, Trump leads Biden 47 percent to 38 percent in the former and 59 percent to 35 percent in the latter. Biden has a 54 percent to 30 percent lead in urban areas.
Despite rising inflation and geopolitical uncertainty, Biden’s approval rating has risen one point since February, to 43 percent, according to the poll. Despite this, his disapproval rating remains at 49 percent.
In terms of inflation, 83 percent of respondents reported that rising prices of everyday things are causing them at least some trouble. There was 40 percent of those who claimed they are suffering substantial hardship and another 43 percent who said they are experiencing some hardship.
Although Americans were divided on most issues, there were two that received widespread support. When asked if Daylight Savings Time should be made permanent and if the United States should admit Ukrainian refugees, 74 percent and 69 percent replied yes, respectively.