Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 50%, Romney 47% (CNN/Opinion Research Corporation 9/28-9/30/12)

Population 1,013 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source CNN [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 783 likely voters
Barack Obama 50%
Mitt Romney 47%
Neither 3%
Undecided 1%

2) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,013 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Democratic registered voters
Approve 88%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Republican registered voters
Approve 7%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Independent registered voters
Approve 42%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 6%

3) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 883 registered voters
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 47%

4) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 883 registered voters
Favorable 48%
Unfavorable 50%
Not Heard Enough 1%
Undecided 2%

5) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 883 registered voters
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 42%
Not Heard Enough 5%
Undecided 6%

6) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 883 registered voters
Favorable 45%
Unfavorable 38%
Not Heard Enough 8%
Undecided 9%

7) Party Identification

Asked of 783 likely voters
Democrat 37%
Republican 29%
independent/Other 34%