Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 47%, Disapprove 45% (CBS/Times 1/12-1/17/12)

Population 1,154 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times
This poll asked respondents 9 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1154 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 400 Adults - Democrat
Approve 78%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 322 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 83%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 432 Adults - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1154 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1154 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 35%
Undecided 17%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1154 Adults
Approve 13%
Disapprove 79%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1021 Registered Voters
Favorable 38%
Haven't heard enough 3%
Undecided 14%
Unfavorable 45%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1021 Registered Voters
Gingrich 39%
Not Voting 4%
Obama I 50%
Other 1%
Undecided 6%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1021 Registered Voters
Obama I 45%
Other 1%
Romney 45%
Undecided 7%

Party Identification

Asked of 1021 Registered Voters
Republican 25%
Democrat 35%
independent 40%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1154 Adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 66%
Undecided 5%