Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 47% (PPP 10/16-10/18/12)

Population 1,200 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±2.8 percentage points
Polling Method Automated Phone
Source PPP (D-Americans United for Change) [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Obama I 48%
Romney 47%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
1 Favorable 48%
2 Unfavorable 48%
3 Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
1 Favorable 47%
2 Unfavorable 48%
3 Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 14%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Democrat 41%
Republican 47%
independent / Other 22%