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

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

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
Disapprove 92%
Approve 7%
Undecided 1%
Asked of independent registered voters
Disapprove 52%
Approve 42%
Undecided 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 883 registered voters
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 47%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

Party Identification

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