“The Gallup numbers include a big warning sign for Trump in states that have long been among the reddest parts of the Republican coalition, Texas, Arizona, and Georgia. Republican presidential candidates have won all those states in every election since 2000. In each one Trump is at least 7 points underwater and his job disapproval number is at 50 percent or more.”
The President is performing better in rust belt states like West Virginia, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ohio.
Following the election, pollsters determined that “it was cultural anxiety—feeling like a stranger in America,” that pushed Mr. Trump over the edge.