Daily Presidential Tracking Poll -Obama

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The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15 (see trends). Forty-eight percent (48%) of voters now give the President poor marks for handling the economy.That’s the highest negative rating yet recorded. Seventy-percent (70%) of Republicans give the President poor marks in this area along with 54% of unaffiliated voters. Overall, just 36% voters say he’s doing a good or an excellent job on economic matters. Sixty-eight percent (68%) of Democrats hold that view. When it comes to national security matters, 39% say he’s doing a good or an excellent job while 38% say poor. Thirty-one percent (31%) give the government good or excellent marks for its response to the Christmas Day bombing attempt. The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook.

 

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15 (see trends).

 

Forty-eight percent (48%) of voters now give the President poor marks for handling the economy.That’s the highest negative rating yet recorded.

Seventy-percent (70%) of Republicans give the President poor marks in this area along with 54% of unaffiliated voters.

 

Overall, just 36% voters say he’s doing a good or an excellent job on economic matters. Sixty-eight percent (68%) of Democrats hold that view.

 

When it comes to national security matters, 39% say he’s doing a good or an excellent job while 38% say poor. Thirty-one percent (31%) give the government good or excellent marks for its response to the Christmas Day bombing attempt.

 

The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Overall, 46% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. Fifty-three percent (53%) disapprove. To get a sense of longer-term trends, check out our month-by-month review of the President’s numbers. A commentary by Michael Barone argues that supporters of the President are driven by style while Tea Party Protesters are motivated by substance.

 

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