Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 56%, Disapprove 38% (Monmouth University 1/12-1/15)

Population 801 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Monmouth University
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?

Asked of 801 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 38%
No opinion (vol.) 6%
Asked of Adults - Democrat
Approve 94%
Disapprove 4%
No opinion (vol.) 2%
Asked of Adults - Republican
Approve 13%
Disapprove 81%
No opinion (vol.) 6%
Asked of Adults - independent
Approve 57%
Disapprove 36%
No opinion (vol.) 7%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job the U.S. Congress is doing?

Asked of 801 Adults
Approve 23%
Disapprove 66%
No opinion (vol.) 11%

Would you say things in the country are going in the right direction, or have they gotten off on the wrong track?

Asked of 801 Adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 65%
Depends (vol.) 4%
Don't Know (vol.) 2%

Is your general impression of Donald Trump favorable or unfavorable, or do you have no opinion of him?

Asked of 801 Adults
Favorable 34%
Unfavorable 46%
No opinion 20%