Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 49%, Disapprove 48% (NPR 1/20-1/23/10)

Population 800 Likely Voters
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NPR
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 800 Likely Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 800 Likely Voters
Approve 28%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 5%

Well, if the election for Congress were held today and you had to decide right now in your own district where you live which candidate would you lean...(ROTATE) the Republican candidate ...or… the Democratic candidate...in this district?

Asked of 800 Likely Voters
Democrat 39%
Other 5%
Republican 44%
Undecided 5%

As you may have heard, President Obama and the Democrats in Congress are preparing a plan to change the health care system. From what you have heard about this plan, do you favor or oppose Obama and the Democrats' health care proposal?

Asked of 800 Likely Voters
Strongly Favor 19%
Somewhat Favor 20%
Somewhat Oppose 10%
Strongly Oppose 45%
Undecided 6%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Likely Voters
7 Strong Democrat 21%
6 Democrat 11%
5 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 18%
3 Lean Republican 11%
2 Republican 9%
1 Strong Republican 19%
Undecided 0%
Refused 1%