Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 51%, Disapprove 49% (Rasmussen Reports 8/16-8/18/09)

Population 1,500 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Automated Phone
Source Rasmussen
This poll asked respondents 3 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Approve 51%
Disapprove 49%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Excellent 4%
Fair 37%
Good 7%
Poor 51%

Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse these days?

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Getting Better 31%
Getting Worse 46%
Staying the Same 17%
Undecided 6%