PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new poll indicates support for President Obama in New Jersey is slipping a bit.
The Monmouth University poll shows Obama’s numbers to be, if nothing else, volatile.READ MORE: Biden Signs Bipartisan Gun Safety Bill Into Law: 'God Willing, It's Going To Save A Lot Of Lives'
“It’s now 49% approve to 44% disapprove among all New Jerseyans and slightly lower among registered voters. 47% to 46% – an even split there. So that’s a 13 point drop among voters compared to a poll that we took back in May, which was right after the death of Osama bin Laden, when he was riding a 60% high,” said Poll Director Patrick Murray.READ MORE: Thousands Protest Outside Philadelphia City Hall After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
Mind you, that’s still better than most national polls these days. So what’s making those numbers go down? It’s the economy.
Only 9% of respondents felt the middle class has been helped by the President’s policies. Compare that to 19% for the poor, 33% for wealthy Americans and 49% for Wall Street.MORE NEWS: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States To Ban Abortion
Reported By David Madden, KYW Newsradio