Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 54%, Romney 42% (Pew 3/7-3/11/12)

Population 1,503 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source Pew [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) 2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 538 Republican registered voters
Mitt Romney 33%
Newt Gingrich (R) 20%
Ron Paul (R) 14%
Rick Santorum (R) 24%
Other 4%
Undecided 5%

2) 2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 1,188 registered voters
Barack Obama 57%
Rick Santorum (R) 39%
Other 1%
Undecided 3%

3) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,503 adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 468 Democrats
Approve 85%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 370 Republicans
Approve 11%
Disapprove 84%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 586 independents
Approve 45%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 13%

4) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,503 adults
Favorable 56%
Unfavorable 41%
Undecided 3%

5) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,503 adults
Not Heard Enough 5%
Undecided 15%

6) Santorum, Rick - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,503 adults
Favorable 27%
Unfavorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 11%
Undecided 17%

7) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,503 adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 4%

8) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,188 registered voters
Barack Obama 54%
Mitt Romney 42%
Other 1%
Undecided 3%

9) Party Identification

Asked of 1,503 adults
Democrat 34%
Republican 24%
independent 36%
Other 1%
Undecided 2%
No Preference 3%

10) Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,503 adults
Favor 47%
Oppose 45%
Undecided 8%