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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 **
3/26-29/15 ABC/WP 47 47 6 1003
3/25-29/15 Pew 46 47 7 1500
3/21-24/15 CBS 45 46 8 1023
3/17-20/15 Amer. Res. Group 47 49 4 1100
3/13-15/15 CNN/ORC 46 51 3 1009
3/1-4/15 McClatchy/Marist 46 50 4 1253 RV (83%)
3/1-3/15 Fox 42 53 5 1011 RV
2/26-3/2/15 Quinnipiac University 41 52 7 1286 RV
2/18-22/15 Allstate/NatJournal 45 48 6 1000
2/18-22/15 Pew 48 46 5 1504
2/17-20/15 Amer. Res. Group 47 48 5 1100
2/13-17/15 CBS 44 46 10 1006
2/12-15/15 CNN/ORC 47 51 2 1027
2/8-10/15 Fox 45 49 6 1044 RV
1/29-2/2/15 Reason-Rupe 50 44 6 1003

* 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%
9/4-7/14, Gallup 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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