Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 51%, Romney 43% (Pew 9/12-9/16/12)

Population 3,019 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Pew
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 2,192 likely voters
Barack Obama I 51%
Mitt Romney 43%
Undecided 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 3,019 adults
Favorable 57%
Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 3,019 adults
Undecided 7%
Not Heard Enough 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 3,019 adults
independent 36%
Democrat 35%
Republican 24%
Undecided 2%
No Preference 2%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,455 adults
Unfavorable 43%
Favorable 41%
Undecided 11%
Never Heard of 4%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,455 adults
Unfavorable 44%
Favorable 35%
Undecided 13%
Never Heard of 8%