Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 46% (USC/Los Angeles Times 8/13-8/19/12)

Population 1,009 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source USC/LAT
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,009 registered voters
Approve 47%
Disapprove 47%
Don't Know 5%
Refused 1%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,009 registered voters
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 45%
Not Heard Enough 1%
Undecided 1%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,009 registered voters
Favorable 45%
Unfavorable 48%
Not Heard Enough 5%
Undecided 2%

4) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,009 registered voters
Favorable 39%
Unfavorable 32%
Never Heard Of 24%
Undecided 5%

5) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 954 likely voters
Barack Obama 48%
Mitt Romney 46%
Will not vote 1%
Other 1%
Undecided 4%