Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 46% (AP-GfK 9/13-9/17/12)

Population 1,512 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.2 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source AP-GfK [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 807 likely voters
Barack Obama I 47%
Mitt Romney 46%
Refused 3%
Undecided 2%
Neither 2%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,512 adults
Wrong Track 48%
Right Direction 42%
Undecided 9%
Refused 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,512 adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 40%
Neither 2%
Undecided 1%
Refused 1%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,512 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Neither 2%
Undecided 1%
Refused 1%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,512 adults
Favorable 58%
Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 2%
Refused 1%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,512 adults
Unfavorable 49%
Favorable 40%
Undecided 10%
Refused 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,512 adults
Democrat 31%
independent 29%
Republican 22%
None 17%
Undecided 1%