Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 54%, Disapprove 38% (Gallup 8/20-8/22/09)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 3 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Adults
Approve 54%
Disapprove 38%

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Getting Better 38%
Getting Worse 57%

How would you rate economic conditions in this country today -- as excellent, good, only fair, or poor?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 12%
Poor 47%