Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 51%, Disapprove 46% (Reason Magazine/Arthur N. Rupe 9/13-9/17/12)

Population 1,006 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.8 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Reason/Rupe [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 787 likely voters
Approve 51%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 787 likely voters
Approve 47%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 3%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 787 likely voters
Approve 16%
Disapprove 77%
Undecided 8%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 787 likely voters
Favorable 41%
Unfavorable 49%
Never Heard Of 1%
Can't Rate 8%
Refused 1%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 787 likely voters
Favorable 52%
Unfavorable 45%
Never Heard Of 1%
Can't Rate 2%
Refused 1%

2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 787 likely voters
Mitt Romney 45%
Barack Obama I 52%
Undecided 4%

Party Identification

Asked of 787 likely voters
Democrat 36%
Republican 28%
independent 29%
Undecided 6%