Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 56%, Disapprove 36% (CBS News 12/9-12/13/16)

Population 1,259 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.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1259 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 36%
Don't Know/No Answer 8%
Asked of 453 Adults - Democrat
Approve 88%
Disapprove 8%
Don't Know/No Answer 5%
Asked of 332 Adults - Republican
Approve 19%
Disapprove 74%
Don't Know/No Answer 7%
Asked of 474 Adults - independent
Approve 56%
Disapprove 33%
Don't Know/No Answer 11%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1259 Adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 63%
Don't Know/No Answer 8%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1259 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 43%
Don't Know/No Answer 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1259 Adults
Approve 55%
Disapprove 41%
Don't Know/No Answer 4%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1259 Adults
Better 36%
Worse 16%
Same 46%
Don't Know/No Answer 2%