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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 **
2/8-10/15 Fox 45 49 6 1044 RV
1/29-2/2/15 Reason-Rupe 50 44 6 1003
1/25-27/15 Fox 45 51 5 1009 RV
1/17-20/15 Amer. Res. Group 47 48 5 1100
1/14-17/15 NBC/WSJ 46 48 6 800
1/13-15/15 Al Jazeera Amer./Monmouth University 43 48 8 1003
1/12-15/15 ABC/WP 50 44 6 1003
1/11-13/15 Fox 42 52 7 1018 RV
1/9-12/15 CBS 46 46 8 1001
1/7-11/15 Democracy Corp 48 49 3 950 LV
1/7-11/15 Pew 47 48 5 1504
12/18-21/14 CNN/ORC 48 50 2 1011
12/17-20/14 Amer. Res. Group 47 49 4 1100
12/11-14/14 ABC/WP 41 54 5 1000
12/10-14/14 NBC/WSJ 45 50 5 1000

* 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%
11/2-6/13, Allstate/NatJournal 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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