Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Disapprove 49%, Approve 43% (Pew/Washington Post 8/17-8/21/11)

Population 1,509 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Pew [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1509 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 293 Adults - Democrat
Approve 77%
Disapprove 17%
Asked of 246 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 87%
Asked of 312 Adults - independent
Approve 39%
Disapprove 52%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1509 Adults
Satisfied 17%
Dissatisfied 79%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1509 Adults
Approve 34%
Disapprove 60%
Undecided 6%

Party Identification

Asked of 1509 Adults
Republican 24%
Democrat 30%
independent 40%
No Preference 3%
Undecided 3%