Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 48% (ABC News/Washington Post 10/18-10/21/12)

Population Registered Voters
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ABC/Post
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1376 Likely Voters
Neither 2%
Obama I 49%
Romney 48%
Undecided 1%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Likely Voters
Favorable 52%
Unfavorable 46%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of Registered Voters
Approve 51%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 2%
Asked of Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 88%
Disapprove 11%
Asked of Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Asked of Registered Voters - independent
Approve 48%
Disapprove 47%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Likely Voters
Favorable 50%
Undecided 3%
Unfavorable 47%