Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 68%, Disapprove 23% (CBS/Times 4/22-4/26/09)

Population 973 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 973 Adults
Approve 68%
Disapprove 23%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 411 Adults - Democrat
Approve 91%
Disapprove 3%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 217 Adults - Republican
Approve 31%
Disapprove 57%
Undecided 12%
Asked of 345 Adults - independent
Approve 65%
Disapprove 24%
Undecided 11%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 973 Adults
Right Direction 41%
Wrong Track 50%
Undecided 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 973 Adults
Approve 28%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 16%

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

Asked of 973 Adults
Getting Better 26%
Getting Worse 25%
Staying the Same 48%
Undecided 2%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 973 Adults
Favorable 54%
Haven't heard enough 12%
Undecided 15%
Unfavorable 18%

Party Identification

Asked of 973 Adults
Republican 20%
Democrat 38%
independent 36%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 973 Adults
Approve 59%
Disapprove 23%
Undecided 18%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 973 Adults
Approve 61%
Disapprove 29%
Undecided 10%