In this image from video, the vote total, 52-48 for not guilty, on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, is displayed on screen during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Photo: Senate Television via AP)

As President Biden’s job approval rating sunk to a new low of 41% in a poll released Sunday, Republicans’ lead reached the largest in midterm election vote preferences in 40 years.

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, 51% of registered voters said they would vote for the Republican candidate in their congressional district in midterm elections if they were held today, and just 41% said they would vote for the Democratic candidate. This is the GOP’s largest lead since the poll began in 1981.

The results were a part of the same survey that found 53% of voters disapprove of Biden’s job performance, with only 35% of Independents approving. As for the economy, 70% of respondents said it is in bad shape, and 55% disapproved of Biden’s handling of the economy.

The poll showed that 63% of voters approve of Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill that’s to be signed Monday, and 58% approve of the $2 trillion spending package on climate change and social programs.