Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 49% (Politico/GWU/Battleground 10/14-10/18/12)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source Politico/GWU/Battleground
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Right Direction 37%
Wrong Track 56%
Undecided 7%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Very Positive 36%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Somewhat Negative 6%
Very Negative 38%
Undecided 4%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Favorable 50%
Unfavorable 45%
Undecided 5%

4) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Barack Obama 47%
Mitt Romney 49%
Undecided 4%

5) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 46%
Undecided 8%

6) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 2%

7) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Approve 45%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 2%

8) Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 likely voters
Democrat 35%
Republican 31%
independent 33%
Other 1%
Undecided 1%
No Preference 1%