Poll Update

Party Identification - Democrat 39%, Republican 34% (Suffolk University 5/10-5/17/11)

Population 1,070 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Suffolk
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Party Identification

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Democrat 39%
Republican 34%
independent 22%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Favorable 51%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Favorable 39%
Not Heard Enough 6%
Undecided 23%
Unfavorable 32%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Favorable 59%
Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 8%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Not Heard Enough 5%
Favorable 41%
Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 23%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Favorable 31%
Undecided 11%
Unfavorable 58%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Right Direction 33%
Wrong Track 57%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Approve 47%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Approve 12%
Disapprove 72%
Undecided 16%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 468 Likely Voters - Republican
Bachmann 4%
Cain 3%
Daniels 4%
Gingrich 9%
Giuliani 6%
Huckabee 15%
Palin 10%
Paul 4%
Pawlenty 2%
Romney 17%
Santorum 2%
Trump 5%
Undecided 18%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Obama I 46%
Other 1%
Romney 43%
Undecided 10%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1070 Likely Voters
Gingrich 38%
Obama I 52%
Other 2%
Undecided 9%