Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Disapprove 53%, Approve 43% (ABC News/Washington Post 8/29-9/1/11)

Population 1,001 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ABC/Post
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1001 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1001 Adults
Approve 36%
Disapprove 62%
Undecided 2%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1001 Adults
Right Direction 20%
Undecided 3%
Wrong Track 77%

Party Identification

Asked of 1001 Adults
Democrat 33%
Republican 24%
independent 36%
Other 5%
Undecided 2%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 1001 Adults
Bachmann 6%
Cain 3%
Gingrich 4%
Huntsman 1%
No Opinion 4%
Not Voting 1%
Other 1%
Palin 14%
Paul 8%
Perry 29%
Romney 23%
Santorum 2%
Undecided 4%

2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 1001 Adults
Neither 2%
Not Voting 4%
Obama I 53%
Palin 41%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Neither 2%
Not Voting 2%
Obama I 45%
Romney 49%
Undecided 2%

2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of Registered Voters
Neither 2%
Not Voting 2%
Obama I 46%
Perry 47%
Undecided 2%