Presidential job approval is a simple, yet powerful, measure of the public's view of the president's job performance at a particular time. Compare presidential job approval ratings for up to four presidents at one time by using the + and - buttons under the graph. Sort by president, approval or disapproval, and party affiliation.
Approval ratings for Presidents Obama and Trump shown in the Presidential Job Approval Center are based on weekly Gallup Daily tracking averages. Approval ratings for Presidents Truman through George W. Bush are based on periodic polls that typically lasted four days.
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