Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Romney 47%, Obama 45% (AP-GfK 10/19-10/23/12)

Population 1,512 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.2 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source AP-GfK [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 839 likely voters
Mitt Romney 47%
Barack Obama I 45%
Refused 3%
Undecided 3%
Neither 2%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,186 adults
Wrong Track 50%
Right Direction 41%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,186 adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 45%
Neither 2%
Undecided 2%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,186 adults
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 4%
Refused 1%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,186 adults
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 46%
Undecided 8%
Refused 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,186 adults
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 41%
Undecided 14%
Refused 1%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,186 adults
Favorable 42%
Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 18%
Refused 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,186 adults
Democrat 31%
independent 27%
Republican 25%
None 14%
Undecided 2%
Refused 2%