Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 52%, Romney 45% (CNN/Opinion Research Corporation 8/7-8/8/12)

Population 1,010 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source CNN
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 911 registered voters
Barack Obama 52%
Mitt Romney 45%
Neither 3%
Undecided 1%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,010 adults
Favorable 56%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 2%

3) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,010 adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Democratic registered voters
Approve 86%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Republican registered voters
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Independent registered voters
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 6%

4) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,010 adults
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 48%
Not Heard Enough 2%
Undecided 4%

5) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,010 adults
Favorable 27%
Unfavorable 19%
Not Heard Enough 38%
Undecided 16%