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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 **
3/26-31/14 Quinnipiac University 42 50 8 1578 RV
3/26-30/14 Reason-Rupe 43 51 6 1003
3/23-25/14 Fox 40 53 7 1015 RV
3/20-23/14 CBS 43 50 7 1097
3/19-23/14 Democracy Corps 46 51 3 840 LV
3/17-20/14 Amer. Res. Group 47 51 2 1100
3/7-9/14 CNN/ORC 43 53 4 801
3/7-10/14 Bloomberg 48 48 4 1001
3/2-4/14 Fox 38 54 9 1002 RV
2/27-3/2/14 ABC/WP 47 50 3 1002
2/18-23/14 CBS/NYT 41 51 8 1644
2/17-20/14 Amer. Res. Group 46 50 4 1100
2/14-23/14 Pew 44 48 8 1821
2/9-11/14 Fox 42 53 6 1006 RV
2/4-9/14 McClatchy/Marist 42 52 5 1197 RV

* 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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