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Snapshot: In June, About 1 in 5 Approve of Congress
Congressional job approval stands at 19% in June, in line with the average rating (18%) over the 2017-2018 Congress.
Snapshot: Approval of Congress Falls After Two Shutdowns
After a slight bump in approval in January following the passage of tax reform, ratings of Congress are back in the teens.
Snapshot: U.S. Congressional Job Approval at 17% in May
Congress' job approval rating from the American people is 17%, similar to last month's 18% and the 18% average since last year.
Snapshot: U.S. Congressional Job Approval at 18%
Eighteen percent of Americans approve of the job the U.S. Congress is doing, matching the average rating the current Congress has received since January 2017.
Congress Approval Remains at 16% in September
Americans' approval of Congress is unchanged at 16% in September, tied for the lowest rating of 2017.
2017 Congressional Job Approval Average Remains Low
In 2017, U.S. congressional job approval averaged 19% -- slightly higher than in 2016 because of improved ratings from Republicans.
Approval of Parties in Congress Near Record Lows
Americans' job approval ratings of the Republicans (20%) and Democrats (31%) in Congress are at or near the low points in Gallup's trend.
Congress Approval Lowest Since July 2016, at 13%
Americans' approval of Congress ebbed further in October to 13% and is now the lowest since July 2016.
Americans' Approval of Congress Remains Low, Steady
One in five U.S. adults say they approve of Congress, unchanged from June. Republicans and Democrats express low levels of approval, but Republicans are more positive.
Republicans' Approval of Congress Drops to New 2017 Low
About one in six Republicans (16%) approve of the job Congress is doing, down from 28% in July and 50% in February.