Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 63%, Disapprove 26% (CBS News 5/6-5/12/09)

Population 1,874 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS News
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1874 Adults
Approve 63%
Disapprove 26%
Undecided 11%
Asked of 656 Adults - Democrat
Approve 87%
Disapprove 5%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 497 Adults - Republican
Approve 34%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 12%
Asked of 721 Adults - independent
Approve 59%
Disapprove 28%
Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1874 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 33%
Undecided 11%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1874 Adults
Right Direction 45%
Wrong Track 48%
Undecided 7%

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

Asked of 1874 Adults
Getting Better 32%
Getting Worse 23%
Staying the Same 44%
Undecided 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1874 Adults
Republican 24%
Democrat 35%
independent 41%