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     President Obama and the Obama Administration (p. 11)

 
 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Dec. 10-13, 2009. N=1,003 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

"His duties as commander-in-chief of the military" Half sample (Form A)

 

12/10-13/09

54 43 3    
 

10/15-18/09

57 37 6    
 
 

"Unemployment" Half sample (Form B)

 

12/10-13/09

47 48 5    
 

7/15-18/09

52 42 6    
             

"Who do you trust to do a better job handling [see below]: Obama or the Republicans in Congress?" Options rotated

 
    Obama Republicans
in Congress
Both (vol.) Neither (vol.) Unsure
    % % % % %
 

"Energy policy" Half sample (Form B)

 

12/10-13/09

46 36 - 12 5

 

Bloomberg Poll conducted by Selzer & Co. Dec. 3-7, 2009. N=1,000 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1.

             

"[Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?] ... Do you approve or disapprove of the job he is doing with [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Managing the war in Afghanistan"

 

12/3-7/09

48 43 9    
 
 

"Addressing problems in the financial industry on Wall Street"

 

12/3-7/09

38 50 12    

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Dec. 2-3, 2009. N=1,041 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"As you may know, the Norwegian Nobel Committee recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama. Do you think Obama has accomplished enough so far to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, or don't you think so?"

 
    Accomplished
Enough
Don't
Think So
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

12/2-3/09

19 80 1    
 

10/16-18/09

32 67 1    
             

"As you may know, the Norwegian Nobel Committee recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama. Do you think Obama has accomplished enough so far to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, or don't you think so?" If do not think he has accomplished enough: "Do you think it is likely or unlikely that Obama will eventually accomplish enough to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?" Combined responses

 
    Accomplished
Enough
Don't Think So,
Likely Will
Eventually
Don't Think So,
Unlikely Will
Eventually
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

12/2-3/09

19 35 43 3  
             

"And regardless of how you feel about the decision to give Obama the Nobel Peace Prize, do you think he should or should not go to the Nobel awards ceremony in Norway to accept the award?"

 
    Should Should Not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

12/2-3/09

70 27 3    

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Nov. 20-22, 2009. N=1,017 adults nationwide. MoE 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling energy policy?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/20-22/09

49 35 16    
 

9/11-13/09

50 37 12    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling global warming?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/20-22/09

44 36 20    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling creating jobs?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/20-22/09

40 55 5    

 

CBS News Poll. Nov. 13-16, 2009. N=1,167 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama handled the recent shooting incident in Fort Hood, Texas?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

11/13-16/09

57 18 25    

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2009. N=1,018 adults nationwide. MoE 3. RV = registered voters

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Environmental policy" N=506 adults (Form A), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

62 33 5    
 
 

"Helping the middle class" N=506 adults (Form A), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

50 49 1    
 

3/12-15/09

67 32 1    
 
 

"The federal government's response to swine flu" N=506 adults (Form A), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

57 40 3    
 
 

"Illegal immigration" N=512 adults (Form B), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

36 58 6    
 
 

"Helping senior citizens" N=512 adults (Form B), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

50 46 4    

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think it applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. . . ."

 
    Applies Doesn't
Apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Has a clear plan for solving this country's problems" N=506 adults (Form A), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

45 54 -    
 

6/26-28/09

53 45 2    
 

2/18-19/09

64 36 -    
 

"Is a person you admire" N=512 adults (Form B), MoE 4.5

 

10/30 - 11/1/09

59 41 -    
 

12/19-21/08

67 33 1    

"Do you think the election of Barack Obama has or has not created significant changes in the country?"

 
    Has Has Not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

69 29 2    

"Do you think the election of Barack Obama has or has not created significant changes in the country?" If yes: "Do you think the country has changed for the better or changed for the worse?"

 
    Changed for
the Better
Changed for
the Worse
Changed, Not
Better or
Worse (vol.)
No Change Unsure
    % % % % %
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

40 27 2 29 2

"All in all, do you think Barack Obama has been a better president than George W. Bush, or do you think Bush was a better president than Obama has been?"

 
    Obama
Better
Bush
Better
No Difference/
Same (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

57 34 6 2  

"And do you think Joe Biden has been a better vice president than Dick Cheney, or do you think Cheney was a better vice president than Biden has been?"

 
    Biden
Better
Cheney
Better
No Difference/
Same (vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

10/30 - 11/1/09

54 38 6 2  

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Oct. 16-19, 2009. N=1,521 adults nationwide. MoE 3.
Per Gallup: Sample includes "an oversample of 408 blacks, consisting of 102 interviews done as part of the random national sample and 306 interviews with blacks who had previously participated in national Gallup Polls and agreed to be re-interviewed at a later date. The data from the national sample and re-interviews are combined and weighted to be demographically representative of the national adult population in the United States and to reflect the proper proportion of blacks in the overall population."

             

"Regardless of which presidential candidate you preferred, do you think the Obama administration will or will not be able to do each of the following? How about . . . ?"

 
    Will Will Not Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Increase respect for the United States abroad"

 

10/16-19/09

60 38 2    
 

11/7-9/08

76 22 1    
             
 

"Improve the health care system"

 

10/16-19/09

46 52 2    
 

11/7-9/08

64 34 1    
             
 

"Reduce unemployment"

 

10/16-19/09

51 46 2    
 

11/7-9/08

67 32 1    
             
 

"Control federal spending"

 

10/16-19/09

31 67 2    
 

11/7-9/08

52 46 2    
             
 

"Keep the U.S. safe from terrorism"

 

10/16-19/09

57 40 2    
 

11/7-9/08

62 36 2    
             
 

"Bring U.S. troops home from Iraq in a way that is not harmful to the U.S."

 

10/16-19/09

56 41 3    
 

11/7-9/08

66 33 2    
             
 

"Bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan in a way that is not harmful to the U.S."

 

10/16-19/09

46 50 4    
 

11/7-9/08

58 40 2    
             
 

"Heal political divisions in this country"

 

10/16-19/09

28 69 3    
 

11/7-9/08

54 44 2    
             

"Generally speaking, do you think Barack Obama has or has not been keeping the promises he made during his presidential campaign?"

 
    Has Has Not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/16-19/09

48 48 4    
 

4/20-21/09

65 29 6    
             

"How important is it to you, personally, that Barack Obama keep the promises he made during the presidential campaign: very important, somewhat important, not that important, or not important at all?"

 
    Very
Important
Somewhat
Important
Not That
Important
Not at All
Important
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

10/16-19/09

56 26 8 8 1
             

"Do you think the policies that Barack Obama has pursued as president have been mostly liberal, mostly moderate, or mostly conservative?" If liberal or conservative: "Do you think they have been very liberal/conservative or only somewhat liberal/conservative?"

 
    Very
Liberal
Liberal Moderate Conservative Very
Conservative
    % % % % %
 

10/16-19/09

34 20 34 4 3
 

4/20-21/09

27 20 40 5 3

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Oct. 16-18, 2009. N=1,038 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Would you say Barack Obama has done anything that made you angry since he became president, or not?"

 
    Has Has Not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/16-18/09

48 52 1    
             

"As you may know, the Norwegian Nobel Committee recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama. Do you approve or disapprove of that committee's decision to award the prize to Obama?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/16-18/09

42 56 2    
             

"Regardless of how you feel about Obama, do you feel proud that a U.S. president won the Nobel Peace Prize, or don't you feel that way?"

 
    Feel Proud Don't Feel
Proud
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/16-18/09

70 29 1    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 15-18, 2009. N=1,004 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

"His winning the Nobel Peace Prize" Half sample (Form B)

 

10/15-18/09

54 39 8    

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Oct. 13-14, 2009. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you think Barack Obama is a strong and decisive leader?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/13-14/09

60 37 3    

 

Marist College Marist Poll. Oct. 7, 8 & 12, 2009. N=913 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling health care?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/7, 8 & 12/09

44 49 7    
 

8/3-6/09

43 45 12    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling the war in Afghanistan?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/7, 8 & 12/09

43 45 12    
 

6/1-3/09

57 24 19    
 

4/21-23/09

63 25 12    
 

4/1-3/09

57 23 20    

 

CBS News Poll. Oct. 5-8, 2009. N=829 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling Iran?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

10/5-8/09

43 35 22    

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Sept. 19-23, 2009. N=1,042 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"These days, as President Obama explains his proposals, do you think he is making too many public appearances and speeches, making too few public appearances and speeches, or making about the right number of public appearances and speeches?"

 
    Too Many Too Few About Right Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/19-23/09

35 4 58 3  

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Sept. 17-20, 2009. N=1,005 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1.

             

"When it comes to doing his job as president, do you feel that you see and hear President Obama too much, about the right amount, or too little?" Half sample (Form A), MoE 4.4

 
    Too Much About Right Too Little Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/17-20/09

34 54 9 3  

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Sept. 15-16, 2009. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you think Barack Obama is a new kind of politician or is he a typical politician?"

 
    New Kind Typical Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/15-16/09

54 39 7    

 

Bloomberg Poll conducted by Selzer & Co. Sept. 10-14, 2009. N=1,004 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1.

             

"[Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?] ... Do you approve or disapprove of the job he is doing with [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Managing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"

 

9/10-14/09

51 36 13    

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Sept. 11-13, 2009. N=1,030 adults nationwide. MoE 4.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the environment?" N=529 adults (Form B), MoE 5

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/11-13/09

54 33 13    
             

"Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think each applies or doesn't apply to Barack Obama. How about . . . ?"

 
    Applies Doesn't
Apply
Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Is willing to make hard decisions"

 

9/11-13/09

72 27 1    
             
 

"Is a strong and decisive leader"

 

9/11-13/09

66 33 2    
 

7/17-19/09

67 31 2    
 

4/20-21/09

73 25 2    
             
 

"Can get things done"

 

9/11-13/09

64 34 2    
             
 

"Understands the problems Americans face in their daily lives"

 

9/11-13/09

64 36 -    
 

7/17-19/09

66 33 1    
 

4/20-21/09

72 27 1    
             
 

"Can manage the government effectively"

 

9/11-13/09

55 43 2    
 

7/17-19/09

59 39 2    
 

4/20-21/09

66 29 5    
             
 

"Shares your values"

 

9/11-13/09

52 46 2    
 

7/17-19/09

55 43 2    
 

4/20-21/09

60 37 2    
             
 

"Has mostly chosen good advisors and cabinet officers"

 

9/11-13/09

52 45 3    

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Sept. 10-12, 2009. N=1,007 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Would you say Obama is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or what?"

 
    Better Worse As Expected
(vol.)
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

9/10-12/09

42 31 25 2  
 

4/21-24/09

54 18 23 4  
 

2/19-22/09

46 14 31 9  

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Sept. 9, 2009. N=427 adults nationwide who watched the presidential speech. MoE 5. Per CNN: "Survey respondents were first interviewed as part of a random national sample on September 5-8, 2009. In those interviews, respondents indicated they planned to watch tonight's speech and were willing to be re-interviewed after the speech. Some questions were asked of each respondent both in the pre-speech questionnaire on September 5-8 and on tonight's questionnaire. Where applicable, results for tonight's respondents from both the pre-speech survey and the post-speech survey are reported. 18% of the respondents who participated in tonight's survey identified themselves as Republicans, 45% identified themselves as Democrats, and 37% identified themselves as independents."

             

"What was your overall reaction to President Obama's speech tonight: very positive, somewhat positive, somewhat negative or very negative?"

 
    Very
Positive
Somewhat
Positive
Somewhat
Negative
Very
Negative
Both/Mixed
(vol.)
    % % % % %
 

9/9/09

56 21 12 9 2
             

"Do you think the policies being proposed by Barack Obama will move the country in the right direction or the wrong direction?"

 
    Right
Direction
Wrong
Direction
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/9/09

70 27 3    
 

9/5-8/09

60 35 4    
             

"From everything you have heard or read so far, do you favor or oppose Barack Obama's plan to reform health care?"

 
    Favor Oppose Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/9/09

67 29 4    
 

9/5-8/09

53 36 11    
             

"Regardless of how you feel about Obama's plan, how likely do you think it is that Congress will pass most of his proposals: very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely or very unlikely?"

 
    Very
Likely
Somewhat
Likely
Somewhat
Unlikely
Very
Unlikely
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

9/9/09

20 55 17 7 1
             

"And regardless of how you feel about Obama's plan, do you think he clearly stated his goals for a health care bill, or do you think he could have made it clearer in his speech what he wants in a health care bill?"

 
    Clearly
Stated
Could Have
Made Clearer
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

9/9/09

72 26 2    

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Aug. 28-31, 2009. N=1,010 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"From the news stories about Barack Obama that you have read or seen since he became president, do you think the news media have been too critical of Obama, not critical enough, or have they been fair in their treatment of Obama?"

 
    Too
Critical
Not Critical
Enough
Fair Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

8/28-31/09

25 36 37 1  
 

2/18-19/09

18 26 55 2  

 

Pew Research Center Poll. Aug. 14-17, 2009. N=1,003 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you think the press has been too critical, not critical enough or fair in the way it has covered Barack Obama?"

 
    Too
Critical
Not Critical
Enough
Fair Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

8/14-17/09

23 28 43 7  
 

6/5-8/09

16 26 53 5  
 

4/24-27/09

15 26 55 4  
 

3/27-30/09

18 24 52 6  

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. July 31-Aug. 3, 2009. N=1,136 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Since he became president, do you think Barack Obama has tried to handle more issues than he should have, or hasn't he done that?"

 
    More Than
He Should
Have
Hasn't Done
That
Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/31 - 8/3/09

65 30 4    
 

3/12-15/09

55 43 2    
             

"Do you approve or disapprove of how Obama has handled race relations since he became president?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/31 - 8/3/09

61 34 4    

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. July 27-Aug. 3, 2009. N=2,409 registered voters nationwide. MoE 2.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Obama is handling race relations?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/3/09

55 35 10    

 

Time Poll conducted by Abt SRBI. July 27-28, 2009. N=1,002 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job President Obama is doing in each of these areas? . . ."

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"Handling health care policy"

 

7/27-28/09

46 46 8    
 
 

"Handling foreign affairs"

 

7/27-28/09

58 33 10    

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. July 24-28, 2009. N=1,050 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"In his first few months in office, do you think Barack Obama has been trying to accomplish too much, trying to accomplish too little, or trying to accomplish about the right amount?"

 
    Too Much Too Little About Right Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/24-28/09

48 5 45 2  
 

7/9-12/09

52 4 39 5  
 

4/1-5/09

38 4 55 3  

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). July 24-27, 2009. N=1,011 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1.

             

"How likely do you think it is that Barack Obama will bring real change in direction to the country: very likely, fairly likely, just somewhat likely, or not that likely?"

 
    Very
Likely
Fairly
Likely
Just Some-
what Likely
Not That
Likely
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

7/24-27/09

31 20 27 21 1
 

2/26 - 3/1/09

43 18 20 17 2
 

1/9-12/09

35 24 22 17 2
 

12/5-8/08

37 21 23 17 2
             

"When it comes to the policies and the programs of Barack Obama, would you say that they are taking the country in the right direction, taking the country in the wrong direction, or do you feel they are mixed?"

 
    Right
Direction
Wrong
Direction
Mixed Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/24-27/09

35 30 34 1  

 

AP-GfK Poll conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media. July 16-20, 2009. N=1,006 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1.

             

"How well do you think Barack Obama understands the important issues the country will need to focus on during the next four years? Would you say extremely well, very well, somewhat well, not too well, or not well at all?"

 
    Extremely
well
Very well Somewhat
well
Not too well Not well
at all
    % % % % %
 

7/16-20/09

27 20 21 13 19
 

4/16-20/09

29 25 25 8 13
 

1/9-14/09

33 32 21 7 5
             

"Do you think it is likely, unlikely, or neither likely nor unlikely that Barack Obama will be able to achieve each of the following during the next four years? How about [see below]?"

 
    Likely Unlikely Neither Unsure  
    % % % %  
 
 

"Improve the economy"

 

7/16-20/09

61 36 3 -  
 

1/9-14/09

80 17 3 -  
 
 

"Create jobs"

 

7/16-20/09

62 35 3 -  
 

1/9-14/09

83 12 3 3  
 
 

"Reduce the federal budget deficit"

 

7/16-20/09

35 60 5 1  
 

1/9-14/09

49 45 5 1  
 
 

"Implement a national health care plan"

 

7/16-20/09

57 39 4 1  
 

1/9-14/09

63 31 5 1  
 
 

"Remove most troops from Iraq"

 

7/16-20/09

68 26 4 2  
 

1/9-14/09

83 15 2 1  
 
 

"Improve respect for the United States around the world"

 

7/16-20/09

64 31 5 -  
 

1/9-14/09

79 17 5 1  

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. July 17-19, 2009. N=1,006 adults nationwide. MoE 4.

             

"Do you think President Obama's proposals to address the major problems facing the country call for too much government spending, the right amount, or not enough government spending?"

 
    Too Much Right Amount Not Enough Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/17-19/09

59 27 11 3  
             

"Do you think President Obama's proposals to address the major problems facing the country call for too much expansion of government power, the right amount, or not enough expansion of government power?"

 
    Too Much Right Amount Not Enough Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/17-19/09

52 35 10 3  
             

"Thinking now about the challenges Barack Obama faced when he became president, do you think these were more serious, about the same, or less serious than the challenges other new presidents have faced?" Options rotated

 
    More Serious About the
Same
Less Serious Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/17-19/09

66 28 6 1  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 15-18, 2009. N=1,001 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you think Obama is placing too much of a priority on [see below], too little, or about the right amount?"

 
    Too Much Too Little About Right Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

"The economy"

 

7/15-18/09

9 29 58 3  
 
 

"The federal budget deficit"

 

7/15-18/09

13 39 44 4  
 
 

"Health care"

 

7/15-18/09

25 21 51 3  
             

"Which of these statements comes closer to your view? Beneath it all, Obama is an old-style, tax-and-spend Democrat. OR, Obama is a new-style Democrat who will be careful with the public's money." Options rotated

 
    Old-Style New-Style Neither (vol.) Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

7/15-18/09

43 52 3 2  
 

6/18-21/09

36 58 4 3  
 

3/26-29/09

32 62 3 3  

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by FD. July 9-13, 2009. N=800 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"And, thinking again about Barack Obama: Now that he is president, how confident are you that he will be able to bring real change to the way things are done in Washington, D.C. . . . ?"

 
    Very
Confident
Somewhat
Confident
Not Too
Confident
Not at All
Confident
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

7/9-13/09

24 32 17 24 3
 

6/4-7/09

30 35 15 18 2
 

4/23-26/09

28 37 13 19 3
 

3/26-29/09

31 36 14 17 3
 

2/28 - 3/2/09

29 41 14 15 2
 

1/21-24/09

36 39 12 10 3
             

"Now I would like to read you a list of several issues related to domestic and foreign policy. After I read each one, please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the issue. . . ."

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 
 

"U.S. policy towards Iran"

 

7/9-13/09

54 37 10    
 
 

"Energy policy"

 

7/9-13/09

53 36 11    
 

6/4-7/09

61 27 12    
 
 

"U.S. policy towards North Korea"

 

7/9-13/09

50 33 17    
 
 

"The economy"

 

7/9-13/09

49 47 4    
 

6/4-7/09

60 37 4    
 
 

"Social issues like abortion and same-sex marriage"

 

7/9-13/09

39 45 16    
 

6/4-7/09

45 42 12    

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. June 23-29, 2009. N=3,063 registered voters nationwide. MoE 1.8.

             

"Would you say that Barack Obama is doing a better job as president than you expected, a worse job, or about what you expected?"

 
    Better Worse About What
Expected
Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/23-29/09

18 14 64 3  
 

3/24-30/09

18 13 62 6  
 

2/25 - 3/2/09

19 9 64 8  
             

"Since Barack Obama became president in January 2009, do you feel that things in the country have gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same?"

 
    Better Worse Same Unsure  
    % % % %  
 

6/23-29/09

32 30 37 1  

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. June 18-21, 2009. N=1,001 adults nationwide. MoE 3.5.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling [see below]?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

"Global warming" Half sample (Form A)

 

6/18-21/09

54 28 17    
 

4/21-24/09

61 23 16    
 
 

"The situation involving the big U.S. automakers" Half sample (Form B)

 

6/18-21/09

45 50 5    
 

4/21-24/09

41 53 6    

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. June 12-16, 2009. N=895 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

             

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the problems facing the auto industry?"

 
    Approve Disapprove Unsure    
    % % %    
 

6/12-16/09

41 46 13    

Obama Administration continued

 


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