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General Approval Trend for President Obama (2009-)




Latest Job Performance Ratings for President Obama

Date Organization* Approve Disapprove
No
Opinion
Sample
Size
Notes **
7/14-20/15 Pew 48 45 7 2002
7/9-12/15 Monmouth University 47 46 7 1001
6/26-28/15 CNN/ORC 50 47 3 1017 Oversample of blacks
6/21-23/15 Fox 44 50 6 1005 RV
6/17-20/15 Amer. Res. Group 47 49 4 1100
6/14-18/15 NBC/WSJ 48 48 4 1000
6/13-17/15 Democracy Corp 51 46 3 950 LV
6/11-14/15 Monmouth University 44 46 10 1002
5/31-6/2/15 Fox 45 48 7 1006 RV
5/29-31/15 CNN/ORC 45 52 2 1025
5/28-31/15 ABC/WP 45 49 6 1001
5/28-31/15 CBS/NYT 42 48 10 1022
5/19-26/15 Quinnipiac University 43 50 7 1711 RV
5/17-20/15 Amer. Res. Group 48 47 5 1100
5/12-18/15 Pew 46 48 6 2002

* Please note that only Gallup data has been cited for President Roosevelt through President G.H.W. Bush.
** Legend: V = Voters, RV = Registered Voters, LV = Likely Voters

 

Presidential Approval for President Obama (continued)



Comparing Past Presidential Performance

Click on the president's name to get a full report of presidential approval ratings. Please note: Only Gallup data has been cited for President Roosevelt through President G.H.W. Bush.


President   Highest   Lowest
Obama
76%
2/7-8/09, CNN Poll
  37%
11/15-18/13, CBS Poll
Bush (G.W.)
92
10/8-9/01, ABC News
  19
2/16-19/08 and 9/16-19/08, Amer. Res. Group
Clinton
73
1/28/98 CBS/NYTimes Poll and 12/19-20/98, USA Today/CNN/ Gallup Poll
  36
5/26-27/93, Yank/Time/CNN Poll
Bush (G.H.W.)
89
2/28/-3/3/91, Gallup Poll
  29
7/31-8/2/92, Gallup Poll
Reagan
68
5/8-11/81, Gallup Poll and
5/16-19/86, Gallup Poll
  35
1/28-31/83, Gallup Poll
Carter
75
3/18-21/77, Gallup Poll
  28
6/29-7/2/79, Gallup Poll
Ford
74
8/16-19/74, Gallup Poll
  37
1/10-13/75, Gallup Poll and
3/28-31/75, Gallup Poll
Nixon
67
11/12-17/69, Gallup Poll and
1/26-29/73, Gallup Poll
  23
1/4-7/74, Gallup Poll
Johnson
80
2/28-3/5/64, Gallup Poll
  35
8/7-12/68, Gallup Poll
Kennedy
80
3/8-13/62, Gallup Poll
  56
9/12-17/63, Gallup Poll
Eisenhower
79
12/14-19/56, Gallup Poll
  48
3/27-4/1/58, Gallup Poll
Truman
87
6/1-5/45, Gallup Poll
  22
2/9-14/52, Gallup Poll
Roosevelt
84
1/8-13/42, Gallup Poll
  48
8/18-24/39, Gallup Poll

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