Grinnell College National Poll: October 2023

The Grinnell College National Poll (GCNP) partners faculty and students with nationally renowned pollster J. Ann Selzer to probe the political attitudes of the American public. Among other top-level findings from the latest (October 2023) GCNP:

  • Joe Biden and Donald Trump were in a dead heat among likely voters
  • Biden got a 38% approval rating, the secondbest showing in GCNP history, but 53% still disapprove of his job performance
  • 47% are less likely to favor candidates advocating a national abortion ban
  • 46% are less likely to vote for those backing a ban on gender-affirming medical treatment for minors
  • 42% are more likely to vote for candidates on the side of forgiving student loans

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