Poll: Biden approval steady at 59 percent

Roughly six in 10 voters approve of Joe BidenJoe BidenGOP report on COVID-19 origins homes in on lab leak theory READ: The .2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Senators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session MORE's performance as president, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.

Fifty-nine percent of registered voters in the March 12-14 survey said they approve of Biden's job in the White House, a one point tick up from last week's poll.

By contrast, 41 percent of respondents said they disapprove. 

Ninety-three percent of Democrats approve of Biden in the White House along with 60 percent of independent voters. 

Seventy-five percent of Republicans disapprove.

Biden sees his highest support on the issues of handling the coronavirus and administering the government, at 65 percent and 60 percent, respectively. 

Fifty-eight percent of voters overall approve of Biden on the economy, and 57 percent approve on the issue of stimulating jobs.

Biden receives 56 percent support on fighting terrorism and 55 percent on foreign affairs.

Half of voters approve of Biden's job on immigration.

The survey comes after the passage of Democrats' $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and as vaccinations across the country have ramped up.

A recent Hill-HarrisX poll found 57 percent of voters said they think the pandemic is getting better, while 33 percent said the same of the economy.  

The most recent Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 2,818 registered voters. It has a margin of error of 1.85 percentage points.

Gabriela Schulte