Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 46%, Romney 45% (CBS News 8/22-8/26/12)

Population 1,218 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1051 Registered Voters
Obama I 46%
Other 2%
Romney 45%
Undecided 6%
Won't Vote 2%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1218 Adults
Favorable 41%
Haven't heard enough 2%
Refused 1%
Undecided 12%
Unfavorable 44%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1218 Adults
Favorable 31%
Not Heard Enough 15%
Refused 1%
Undecided 17%
Unfavorable 36%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1051 Registered Voters
Favorable 28%
Not Heard Enough 13%
Refused 1%
Undecided 22%
Unfavorable 37%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1051 Registered Voters
Favorable 24%
Not Heard Enough 36%
Refused 1%
Undecided 13%
Unfavorable 27%