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. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Obama I 48%
Other 1%
Romney 47%
Undecided 3%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Democrat 48%
Depends 3%
Republican 46%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 898 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 297 Adults - Democrat
Approve 89%
Disapprove 5%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 257 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

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

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Congress Job Approval

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

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Favorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 11%
Unfavorable 43%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Favorable 46%
Not Heard Enough 1%
Refused 1%
Undecided 7%
Unfavorable 46%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Favorable 37%
Not Heard Enough 10%
Undecided 10%
Unfavorable 43%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 563 Likely Voters
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 34%
Not Heard Enough 20%
Undecided 11%