Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 46%, Romney 45% (Resurgent Republic 8/16-8/22/12)

Population 1,000 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Resurgent Republic (R) [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Never Heard Of 4%
No Opinion 7%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Favorable 48%
Unfavorable 49%
Undecided 3%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 50%
Not Heard Enough 1%
Undecided 6%

4) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Never Heard Of 13%
No Opinion 13%

5) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 378 Democratic registered voters
Approve 89%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 294 Republican registered voters
Approve 8%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 294 Independent registered voters
Approve 51%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 3%

6) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 2%

7) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Barack Obama 46%
Mitt Romney 45%
Other 1%
Undecided 7%
Refused 1%

8) Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Favor 43%
Oppose 47%
Undecided 10%

9) Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
SD Strong Democrat (D) 31%
Democrat 6%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 7%
SR Strong Republican (R) 25%
Republican 5%
LR Lean Republican (R) 9%
independent 14%
Refused 4%

10) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Democrat 44%
Republican 40%
Depends 6%
Undecided 10%