Election Coming Up In 6 Months, Full Panic As Groups Who Always Support Dems Are Now Turning To The GOP
Contrary to popular belief, or at least what the press is telling you, the war in Ukraine, nor is the climate the number one priority in America, it is the economy. Polling shows that 94% of all Americans polled see the most important crisis they face is the economy.
According to the poll of more than 1,000 adults conducted by The Washington Post and ABC News between April 24-28, fully 94% of Americans were either “upset” or “concerned” about the impact of skyrocketing inflation.
The poll asked respondents: “Thinking about the current rate of inflation, meaning rising prices – is this something you are upset about, concerned about but not upset, or not concerned about?” Some 44% of adults said they were “upset” about inflation. Another 50% said they were “concerned but not upset,” and just 6% said they were not concerned.
The poll also asked respondents their opinion of how President Joe Biden was handling his job as president. Biden’s overall approval was underwater by 10 points: 42% of voters approved of Biden’s job, while 52% disapproved. Broken down by intensity, Americans had much stronger negative feelings about Biden than positive. Respondents who approved of Biden were evenly split: 21% strongly approved of Biden’s job, while 21% somewhat approved. Respondents who disapproved were much more intense: 42% of respondents strongly disapproved, while just 10% somewhat disapproved.
Biden’s approval on individual issues was significantly lower. He scored a positive approval rating on his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 51% approval and 43% disapproval, but he was underwater on every other issue. Biden was five points underwater on his handling of the Russian invasion of Ukraine: 42% of respondents approved, while 47% disapproved. On job creation, 41% of Americans approved of Biden’s job, while 46% disapproved. Just 38% approved of Biden’s handling of the economy, while 57% disapproved. On the issue of inflation specifically, just 28% of Americans approved of Biden’s handling, while 68% disapproved.
The poll also asked respondents which party they trusted more on key issues, finding that Republicans had double-digit leads in trust on several key issues. On the economy, 50% of Americans said they trusted the Republican Party more, compared to 36% of people who said they trusted the Democratic Party more. A plurality of Americans, 47%, said they trusted Republicans more on crime, while 35% said they trusted Democrats more. Americans trusted Republicans to handle inflation specifically, by a massive 19-point margin: 50% of respondents favored Republicans to handle the issues, while just 31% favored Democrats. Americans also slightly favored Republicans on immigration, with 43% of adults favoring Republicans and 40% favoring Democrats.
Inflation continues to be at the top of Americans’ minds as prices continue to climb across the country. Consumer inflation rose 8.5% annually between March 2021 and March 2022, the highest in 41 years. Wholesale inflation rose by an even greater rate year-over-year, soaring 11.5% annually in March, and achieving the highest producer inflation rate on record. The Federal Reserve’s favored measure of inflation, the Personal Consumption Index, rose 6.6% annually, also another 40-year record.
Loss of Key Demographic Groups
Latinos have traditionally preferred to vote for Democrats, but recent data has shown the group has started to trend away from the party over the last few years. Younger voters have also traditionally trended towards Democrats, with 55% of those aged 30-49 supporting President Biden in 2020 and 59% of those aged 18-29 voting for Biden.
Republicans are also enjoying a lead among independent voters, with 45% saying they would vote for a Republican compared to 38% who say they would support a Democrat.
But both groups may help power the GOP to victory in 2022, with 47% of voters overall indicating they would choose a Republican candidate compared to 44% who said they would support a Democrat.
Democrats have historically outperformed Republicans in the generic congressional ballot. This is the first time the GOP has led the poll since they won control of both the House and Senate in 2014. A lead of just a few points could spell trouble for Democrats, who now trail by three points six months before the elections.
Republicans also hold an edge in handling crime, national security, immigration, and gun rights.
The poll was conducted between April 19-26, surveying 1,377 adults with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points.
The Perfect Storm
What we have here is the perfect storm against the DNC. With America rushing head-first into a recession, inflation goes through the roof, and Americans are looking at a bleak short-term future. The Left knows this; many on shaky ground with the upcoming election have chosen to retire rather than face defeat.
Adding to this, the loss of key demographics means the groups that Democrats used to have in their back pocket are no longer able to be counted on, such as Latinos and the 30 – 45-year-olds.
If the Democrats lose all these groups, we could see a defeat of epic proportions, not like anything seen in modern times.
And what are the Democrats doing about it? They continue to put radicals like the Squad in front of the nation, missing out on the fact that other than a very small percentage of Americans, no one else can stand this group and their delusional ideology.
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Polling on elections coming up in six months shows overwhelming support for the GOP in handling the economy, along with everything but Covid, and Democrats only carry a small lead in this.