Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 57%, Disapprove 38% (American Research Group 4/17-4/20/09)

Population 1,100 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.6 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ARG
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 57%
Disapprove 38%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 495 Adults - Democrat
Approve 89%
Disapprove 6%
Asked of 352 Adults - Republican
Approve 17%
Disapprove 79%
Asked of 253 Adults - independent
Approve 53%
Disapprove 41%

Party Identification

Asked of 1100 Adults
Democrat 45%
independent 23%
Republican 32%

Do you think the national economy is getting better, staying the same, or getting worse?

Asked of 1100 Adults
Getting Better 26%
Staying the Same 36%
Getting Worse 37%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 7%