The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden’s approval ratings continue to tank among the Millennials and Generation Z. But will the GOP be able to capitalize on young voter dissatisfaction?
We’ve been blogging about the golden — or shall we say GRAND — opportunity that Republicans have to appeal to young voters given the myriad of failures of the Biden Administration. See our blog here and here.
Now yet another poll shows that young Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of Joe Biden. The latest is from Quinnipiac.
Quinnipiac surveyed 1,462 adults from March 24-28, 2022.
According to the survey, only 27 percent of Americans aged 18-34 approve of the way Joe Biden is handing his job. This compares to 36 percent for all Americans.
Biden’s overall 36 percent is dismal. However, for several decades, Democrats have depended on the votes of young voters to offset the Republican edge among voters age 45 and over. That edge has gone away.
In the 2020 election, Biden received 60 percent among young voters. Based on the results of the Quinnipiac survey, half of the young people that voted for Biden in 2020 do not approve of his performance in office.
Nor do young voters view Biden as a strong leader when it comes to his handling of the crisis in Ukraine. When asked whether Biden has demonstrated strong leadership in his dealings with other NATO nations in the response to the invasion, only 34 percent of young people view Biden as a strong leader.
The collapse in youth support for Biden provides the GOP with a golden opportunity to make deep inroads with rising generations
In 1980 and 1984, Ronald Reagan won the hearts and minds of millions of young Americans. But since that time, young voters have increasingly favored Democrats.
Republicans should take a page from the Reagan playbook. Young voters then were attracted to his message of economic opportunity, growth, optimism and a strong America. We believe that young people would be attracted to the same message today.
GOUSA’s message today echoes that of Ronald Reagan. We believe that young people are looking for a future of opportunity and freedom. And we are developing policies that will move America in that direction.