Do voters want Joe Biden to run for president again? Exit poll says ‘not really’

Published on Nov 09, 2022 12:43 PM IST

Joe Biden: More than two-thirds of voters for House candidates don’t want president Joe Biden to run for reelection in 2024.

Joe Biden: US President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally.(AFP)
Joe Biden: US President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally.(AFP)

US president Joe Biden is not having the best time as midterm election results come in. But another worry for the president could be that voters do not want him to run for reelection in 2024.

More than two-thirds of voters for House candidates don’t want president Joe Biden to run for reelection in 2024, according to the early results of the national exit poll conducted for CNN and other news networks by Edison Research.

More than 7 in 10 independent voters and roughly 9 in 10 Republican voters said they don’t want Biden to be in the 2024 presidential campaign. Fewer than 6 in 10 Democratic voters thought he should run.

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Just under 6 in 10 independent voters have an unfavorable view of Biden, and about the same share disapprove of the job he’s doing as president.

Only 1 in 10 Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of the president and slightly more disapprove of his job performance.

More than 9 in 10 GOP voters have an unfavorable view of Biden and disapprove of the job he’s doing.

When it comes to former president Donald Trump, two-thirds of independent voters and more than 9 in 10 Democratic voters have an unfavorable view of him. Just over three-quarters of GOP voters have a favorable view.

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