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 1000 Likely Voters
Obama I 49%
Romney 48%
Undecided 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Right Direction 40%
Undecided 7%
Wrong Track 53%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 44%
Undecided 10%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Somewhat Negative 7%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Undecided 2%
Very Negative 39%
Very Positive 39%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 51%
Undecided 5%
Unfavorable 44%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 11%
Undecided 10%
Unfavorable 36%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 7%
Unfavorable 46%