Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Romney 45%, Obama 44% (FOX News 8/19-8/21/12)

Population 1,219 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source FOX
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,007 likely voters
Mitt Romney 45%
Barack Obama I 44%
Undecided 6%
Other 3%
Wouldn't vote 1%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Favorable 52%
Unfavorable 43%
Undecided 4%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Favorable 63%
Unfavorable 31%
Can't Say 6%
Never Heard Of 1%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 45%
Undecided 8%
Not Heard Enough 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Favorable 45%
Unfavorable 42%
Can't Say 9%
Never Heard Of 3%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Favorable 41%
Unfavorable 34%
Can't Say 15%
Never Heard Of 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Disapprove 48%
Approve 46%
Undecided 6%
Asked of Democratic registered voters
Approve 86%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Republican registered voters
Disapprove 92%
Approve 7%
Undecided 1%
Asked of independent registered voters
Disapprove 54%
Approve 36%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,219 registered voters
Disapprove 53%
Approve 42%
Undecided 5%