Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 46% (ABC News/Washington Post 5/17-5/20/12)

Population Adults
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ABC/Post
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 874 Registered Voters
Neither 3%
Not Voting 1%
Obama I 49%
Romney 46%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 874 Registered Voters
Approve 42%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 874 Registered Voters
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 874 Registered Voters
Approve 47%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1004 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Adults - Democrat
Approve 79%
Disapprove 18%
Asked of Adults - Republican
Approve 11%
Disapprove 88%
Asked of Adults - independent
Approve 44%
Disapprove 50%