Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 56%, Disapprove 35% (CBS News 8/27-8/31/09)

Population 1,097 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS News
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1097 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 35%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 375 Adults - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 8%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 296 Adults - Republican
Approve 19%
Disapprove 69%
Undecided 12%
Asked of 426 Adults - independent
Approve 50%
Disapprove 39%
Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1097 Adults
Approve 53%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1097 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 13%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1097 Adults
Approve 26%
Disapprove 58%
Undecided 16%

Party Identification

Asked of 1097 Adults
Republican 26%
Democrat 35%
independent 39%

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

Asked of 1097 Adults
Getting Better 36%
Getting Worse 25%
Staying the Same 38%
Undecided 1%