New Survey of Key Demographic Shows 'Stark Warning Sign' for Democrats Ahead of Midterms

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2021
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President Biden’s vaccine mandates for the private sector, healthcare workers, and federal employees are proving to be particularly unpopular for a key Democratic constituency: black voters.

According to a new Morning Consult survey, which was conducted Sept. 18-20, the president’s net approval rating among unvaccinated black voters tanked 17 points since a Sept. 6-8 survey, just before the mandates were announced.

Biden’s net approval rating—"the share who approve of his job performance minus the share who disapprove”—fell 12 percentage points among black voters during this same period. 

The September erosion...

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