Poll Update

Party Identification - Democrat 36%, independent 32% (American Research Group 10/17-10/20/09)

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.

Party Identification

Asked of 1100 Adults
Democrat 36%
independent 32%
Republican 24%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 57%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 396 Adults - Democrat
Approve 87%
Disapprove 10%
Asked of 264 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 91%
Asked of 352 Adults - independent
Approve 57%
Disapprove 42%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 10%

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

Asked of 1100 Adults
Getting Better 31%
Staying the Same 28%
Getting Worse 37%
Undecided 4%