Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 51%, Disapprove 40% (NBC News 8/15-8/17/09)

Population 805 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC News [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 805 Adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 40%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 805 Adults
Approve 41%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 12%

From what you have heard about Barack Obama's health care plan, do you think his plan is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.

Asked of 805 Adults
Good Idea 36%
Bad Idea 42%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 5%

Party Identification

Asked of 805 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 24%
2 Democrat 9%
3 Lean Democrat 8%
4 independent 22%
5 Lean Republican 9%
6 Republican 8%
7 Strong Republican 12%
8 Other 5%
9 Undecided 3%