Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Favorable 72%, Unfavorable 22% (Newsweek/PSRA 3/4-3/5/09)

Population 1,203 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Newsweek
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1203 Adults
Favorable 72%
Never Heard of 0%
Undecided 6%
Unfavorable 22%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 1203 Adults
Excellent 1%
Fair 12%
Good 2%
Poor 84%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1203 Adults
Approve 58%
Disapprove 26%
Undecided 16%
Asked of 387 Adults - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 6%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 318 Adults - Republican
Approve 33%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 18%
Asked of 453 Adults - independent
Approve 51%
Disapprove 29%
Undecided 20%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1203 Adults
Favorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 11%
Unfavorable 42%