Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 47% (Pew 10/24-10/28/12)

Population 2,008 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.5 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 1,495 likely voters
Barack Obama I 47%
Mitt Romney 47%
Undecided 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 2,008 adults
Favorable 56%
Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 2,008 adults
Mostly Favorable 28%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Mostly Unfavorable 21%
Very Favorable 16%
Undecided 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,014 adults
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 10%
Never Heard of 5%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,014 adults
Unfavorable 42%
Favorable 38%
Undecided 12%
Never Heard of 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 2,008 adults
Democrat 33%
independent 33%
Republican 28%
No Preference 4%
Undecided 2%