Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 50%, Disapprove 45% (American Research Group 9/18-9/21/09)

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 50%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 440 Adults - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 13%
Asked of 253 Adults - Republican
Approve 17%
Disapprove 77%
Asked of 297 Adults - independent
Approve 36%
Disapprove 57%

Party Identification

Asked of 1100 Adults
Democrat 37%
independent 31%
Republican 23%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 4%

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

Asked of 1100 Adults
Getting Better 36%
Staying the Same 33%
Getting Worse 25%
Undecided 6%