Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Romney 47%, Obama 45% (CBS 1/4-1/8/12)

Population 1,413 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1247 Registered Voters
Obama I 45%
Romney 47%
Undecided 8%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 440 Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 15%
Huntsman 4%
Other 19%
Paul 10%
Perry 6%
Romney 19%
Santorum 14%
Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1413 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 8%
Asked of Adults - Democrat
Approve 84%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 86%
Undecided 5%
Asked of Adults - independent
Approve 38%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 13%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1413 Adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 65%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1413 Adults
Approve 38%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1413 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 37%
Undecided 17%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1413 Adults
Approve 12%
Disapprove 80%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1247 Registered Voters
Gingrich 41%
Not Voting 4%
Obama I 49%
Other 1%
Undecided 5%

Party Identification

Asked of 1413 Adults
Republican 30%
Democrat 33%
independent 37%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 1247 Registered Voters
Obama I 47%
Santorum 43%