Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 46% (AP-GfK 8/16-8/20/12)

Population 1,006 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.9 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source AP-GfK [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,006 adults
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 60%
Undecided 5%

2) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,006 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 1%

3) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,006 adults
Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 26%
Refused 2%

4) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 885 registered voters
Barack Obama 47%
Mitt Romney 46%
Neither 4%
Undecided 2%
Refused 1%

5) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,006 adults
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 44%
Undecided 2%
Refused 1%

6) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,006 adults
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 46%
Undecided 8%
Refused 1%

7) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,006 adults
Favorable 42%
Unfavorable 44%
Undecided 13%
Refused 1%

8) Party Identification

Asked of 1,006 adults
Democrat 31%
Republican 23%
independent 30%
None 15%
Undecided 1%
Refused 1%