Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 48% (Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/7-10/11/12)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Politico/GWU/Battleground
This poll asked respondents 9 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Barack Obama I 49%
Mitt Romney 48%
Undecided 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Wrong Track 53%
Right Direction 40%
Undecided 7%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 44%
Undecided 10%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Very Positive 39%
Very Negative 39%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Somewhat Negative 7%
Undecided 2%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 51%
Unfavorable 44%
Undecided 5%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 36%
Not Heard Enough 11%
Undecided 10%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Unfavorable 46%
Favorable 44%
Undecided 7%
Not Heard Enough 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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