Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 46% (CBS News 10/17-10/20/12)

Population 1,383 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source CBS
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 790 likely voters
Barack Obama 48%
Mitt Romney 46%
Won't Vote 1%
Other 1%
Undecided 4%

2) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,383 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 9%

3) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,383 adults
Right Direction 40%
Wrong Track 53%
Undecided 7%

4) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,383 adults
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 42%
Haven't heard enough 1%
Undecided 9%
Refused 1%

5) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,383 adults
Favorable 43%
Unfavorable 40%
Not Heard Enough 4%
Undecided 11%
Refused 1%