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Presidential Job Approval

Explore Gallup's research.

by Frank Newport

Support for the Senate conviction of Donald Trump is highly correlated with his approval rating, as was the case for Bill Clinton in 1999.

The Short Answer

George W. Bush registered the highest presidential job approval rating in any Gallup poll.

by Frank Newport

Donald Trump's consistently low approval ratings among blacks highlight the challenge he faces in attempting to improve on his 2016 black vote share.

by Frank Newport

The job approval rating continues to provide a valuable way of summarizing a president's performance in a single measure.

Gallup's latest update finds President Donald Trump's job approval rating at 42%, about where it has been since May.

President Donald Trump's June 3-16 job approval rating is 43%, up slightly from 40% in the second half of May.