Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Economy - Approve 59%, Disapprove 35% (American Research Group 5/17-5/20/09)

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 - Economy

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 59%
Disapprove 35%
Undecided 6%

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

Asked of 1100 Adults
Getting Better 23%
Staying the Same 43%
Getting Worse 28%
Undecided 6%

Party Identification

Asked of 1100 Adults
Democrat 45%
independent 21%
Republican 31%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 61%
Disapprove 32%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 495 Adults - Democrat
Approve 91%
Disapprove 1%
Asked of 341 Adults - Republican
Approve 23%
Disapprove 67%
Asked of 231 Adults - independent
Approve 57%
Disapprove 42%