Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 50%, Romney 47% (Politico/GWU/Battleground 9/16-9/20/12)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source Politico/GWU/Battleground
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Right Direction 38%
Wrong Track 57%
Undecided 6%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Very Positive 41%
Somewhat Positive 12%
Somewhat Negative 9%
Very Negative 36%
Undecided 1%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 49%
Undecided 5%

4) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 41%
Unfavorable 36%
Not Heard Enough 14%
Undecided 8%

5) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 43%
Unfavorable 45%
Not Heard Enough 6%
Undecided 7%

6) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 3%

7) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 45%
Undecided 9%

8) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 48%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 1%

9) Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 5%

10) Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Democrat 34%
Republican 31%
independent 33%
Undecided 2%

11) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Barack Obama 50%
Mitt Romney 47%
Undecided 3%