Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 47% (CNN/Opinion Research Corporation 8/22-8/23/12)

Population 1,055 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CNN [PDF]
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2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 719 Likely Voters
Neither 2%
Obama I 49%
Romney 47%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1055 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 6%
Asked of Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 13%
Disapprove 85%
Undecided 2%
Asked of Registered Voters - independent
Approve 43%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 10%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 924 Registered Voters
Favorable 54%
Unfavorable 44%
Undecided 2%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 924 Registered Voters
Favorable 48%
Unfavorable 46%
Not Heard Enough 2%
Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 924 Registered Voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 47%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 6%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 924 Registered Voters
Favorable 41%
Not Heard Enough 10%
Undecided 10%
Unfavorable 38%