Among voters ages 18-34, Biden secured 42% support, while Trump led him with 46% support. This early warning comes ahead of the 2024 presidential election, suggesting young voters may be swaying away from him.
Young voters played a crucial role in Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. According to an exit poll from NBC News, Biden won voters aged 18-29 by over 20 points.
However, Trump’s lead among this group fell within the subgroup’s margin of error in the poll, at plus or minus 6.2 percentage points.
In a hypothetical general election matchup from NBC News with voters of all ages, Biden trailed Trump by a small margin of 2 percentage points, with Trump leading at 46% support and Biden at 44%.
Biden also saw one of his lowest approval ratings ever since taking office at 40%, according to the poll. Fifty-seven percent of voters disapproved of his presidency.
As the Israel-Hamas war continues, 62% of the poll’s respondents, including 30% of Democrats, disapproved of Biden’s handling of foreign policy.
Regarding the Israel-Hamas war, 56% of voters disapproved of Biden’s handling of the conflict. Also, the poll indicated that Democratic voters are divided over the war, with a slight majority (51%) believing Israel’s military response to Hamas has gone too far, compared to 27% who believe Israel’s response is justified.
The poll carries an overall margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.