Most Americans are hearing some or mostly positive things about Biden with his focus on combatting coronavirus as his top priority, with economic relief close behind.
Over 70 percent of Americans support the American Rescue plan and majorities are favorable to each of its provisions.
So far, Americans see their top priorities of the pandemic, economy, and healthcare reflected well in the focus of the new administration.
Three in four Americans now know someone who has had coronavirus and more than a third know someone who has died from complications related to it; as most have received checks from the economic relief passed last month, the public largely sees the bill as not doing enough.
As Biden’s inauguration approaches, majorities of Americans support ending gerrymandering, eliminating the filibuster, and abolishing the Electoral College.
More than 80 percent of Americans oppose the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters and consider themselves “horrified” and “shocked” by the event; majorities of Americans support Trump’s removal from office and oppose him running for president again or pardoning himself before leaving office.
There is near-unanimous support for additional economic relief as three in four Americans view the state of the economy negatively; nearly two in three support canceling at least some student loan debt, and find convincing arguments framing it as an economic stimulus and closing the racial wealth gap.
Nearly three-fourths of Americans now know someone who has been infected with coronavirus; three in five Americans now say they are likely to get a coronavirus vaccine when it’s available.
More than three in five Americans now want Trump to concede the election, including one-third of 2020 Trump voters; by a nearly 20-point margin, a majority of Americans give Biden positive marks on his handling of the presidential transition.
This analysis seeks to understand how voters in the 2020 election evaluated important political, cultural, and social issues facing the country.
This analysis seeks to understand several critical issues that were ultimately determinative in the election.
This analysis seeks to understand several critical voting blocs that were ultimately determinative in the election.
By a 20-point margin, a majority of Americans say Trump should concede the election right now as most Americans believe it is appropriate for the transition to a Biden administration to begin.
A resounding majority view Biden as winning the election; Trump remains deeply underwater on approval of his response to the election results, while almost two in three approve of Biden’s response.
Seven in ten voters think Joe Biden is winning the election, but Biden and Trump voters believe states must count every single vote even if it takes time.