Essential Report

US Presidential Nominee Favourability

Nov 3, 2020

Q. How favourable or unfavourable do you feel towards each of the US Presidential nominees?

TOTAL: Favourable TOTAL: Unfavourable Very favourable Somewhat favourable Somewhat unfavourable Very unfavourable Unsure Never heard of them
Donald Trump 28% 61% 13% 14% 14% 47% 10% 1%
Joe Biden 43% 37% 13% 30% 17% 20% 18% 3%

 

TOTAL: Favourable Total Federal Voting Intention   Gender
Labor Coalition Greens TOTAL: Other   Male Female
Donald Trump 28% 22% 39% 16% 31%   36% 20%
Joe Biden 43% 49% 45% 58% 29%   47% 40%
Base (n) 1,063 352 431 85 100   530 533
  • Joe Biden is viewed more favourably by Australians ahead of the Presidential election this week. 43% say they feel favourable to the Democrat nominee, compared to 28% who feel favourable to Republican Donald Trump.
  • Men have a higher favourability towards Donald Trump than women (36% to 20%). Coalition voters are more likely to be favourable to Trump than Labor or Greens voters (39% to 22% and 16% respectively).

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