Politics

GALLUP DAILY

Nov 21-27, 2016
Obama Approval 56% -
Obama Disapproval 40% -1
Updates Tuesdays at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-week change

Daily, weekly and monthly updates on key indicators that provide context for the 2016 presidential election

A majority of Americans in 1939 were drawn to the ideas of "big businessmen" to help the country overcome the economic problems of the Great Depression.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Newly elected Vice President Mike Pence may be in line to expand the duties and power of the office of vice president.

by Frank Newport

Find out which of President-elect Trump's proposals are in sync with American public opinion, which are not and which fall in the middle.

The Iran-Contra affair, which kicked off on Nov. 25, 1986, sent Reagan's job approval -- but not his personal image -- into a tailspin.

by Frank Newport

Hillary Clinton's margin over Donald Trump in the national popular vote will be close to two percentage points, making the 3.3-point Clinton margin in the pre-election national poll average remarkably accurate.

The 43% of Americans who say it is a good time to find a quality job is generally in sync with what would be expected, based on current U.S. unemployment rates hovering near 5%.

by Michael Smith and Frank Newport

Find out where Americans stand on four key issues that were on the ballot in several states: marijuana legalization, the death penalty, gun control and increasing the minimum wage.