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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 **
6/24-30/14 Quinnipiac University 40 53 7 1446 RV
6/21-22/14 Fox 41 54 5 1018 RV
6/20-22/2014 CBS/NYT 40 54 6 1009
6/17-20/14 Amer. Res. Group 40 56 4 1100
6/11-15/2014 NBC/WSJ 41 53 6 1000
6/10-15/14 Democracy Corp 46 50 4 950 V
6/6-9/2014 Bloom 43 53 4 1005
6/1-6/3/14 Fox 40 54 6 1006 RV
5/29-6/1/14 ABC/WP 46 51 3 1002
5/29-6/1/14 CNN/ORC 43 55 2 1003
5/17-20/14 Amer. Res. Group 45 50 5 1100
5/10-13/14 Fox 44 49 8 1025 RV
5/2-4/14 CNN/ORC 43 55 2 1008
4/24-27/14 ABC 42 52 6 1000
4/23-27/14 NBC/WSJ 44 50 6 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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