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 Live Phone
Source CNN
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2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 911 Registered Voters
Neither 3%
Obama I 52%
Romney 45%
Undecided 1%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1010 Adults
Favorable 56%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1010 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Registered Voters - independent
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1010 Adults
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 48%
Not Heard Enough 2%
Undecided 4%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1010 Adults
Favorable 27%
Not Heard Enough 38%
Undecided 16%
Unfavorable 19%