Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 47% (CBS/Times 10/25-10/28/12)

Population 898 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 563 likely voters
Barack Obama 48%
Mitt Romney 47%
Other 1%
Undecided 3%

2) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 563 likely voters
Democrat 48%
Republican 46%
Depends 3%
Undecided 2%

3) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 898 adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 297 Democrats
Approve 89%
Disapprove 5%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 257 Republicans
Approve 9%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 344 independents
Approve 42%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 13%

4) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 898 adults
Right Direction 39%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 7%

5) Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 898 adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 12%

6) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 898 adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 7%

7) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 898 adults
Approve 15%
Disapprove 75%
Undecided 10%

8) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 likely voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 43%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 11%

9) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 likely voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 46%
Not Heard Enough 1%
Undecided 7%
Refused 1%

10) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 likely voters
Favorable 37%
Unfavorable 43%
Not Heard Enough 10%
Undecided 10%

11) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 likely voters
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 34%
Not Heard Enough 20%
Undecided 11%

12) Party Identification

Asked of 563 likely voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 31%
independent 33%