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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 28% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -12. The Approval Index rating has been lower only on two days since the current President took office (see trends).

The President’s plan for sending $250 to senior citizens gets mixed reviews from the public. Fifty percent (50%) like the idea, but support falls to 41% when the price tag is mentioned. Seniors are less enthusiastic about it than younger adults.

Forty-four percent (44%) have confidence in the stability of the U.S. banking system, 50% do not. Seventy-eight percent (78%) say that Wall Street has benefited more than taxpayers from the bank bailouts.

The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates also available on Twitter and Facebook.

Overall, 47% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President’s performance. Fifty percent (52%) disapprove.

In Illinois, the race for Barack Obama’s Senate seat is a toss-up.

Support for the health care plan proposed by the President and Congressional Democrats is down to 42%. Fifty-four percent (54%) are opposed.

In a very early look at the 2012 race to challenge Obama, Mike Huckabee leads the pack and is trailed by Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin. In a head-to-head match-up, Huckabee leads Romney by five. Romney and Huckabee both lead Sarah Palin in head-to-head match-ups.

Scott Rasmussen has recently had three analysis columns published in the Wall Street Journal. The most recent was on health care. Earlier columns were on the President’s approval ratings and how Obama won the White House by campaigning like Ronald Reagan. If you’d like Scott Rasmussen to speak at your meeting, retreat, or conference, contact Premiere Speakers Bureau. You can also learn about Scott’s favorite place on earth or his time working with hockey legend Gordie Howe.

It is important to remember that the Rasmussen Reports job approval ratings are based upon a sample of likely voters. Some other firms base their approval ratings on samples of all adults. President Obama’s numbers are always several points higher in a poll of adults rather than likely voters. That’s because some of the President’s most enthusiastic supporters, such as young adults, are less likely to turn out to vote.

About our Polling

Rasmussen Reports has been a pioneer in the use of automated telephone polling techniques, but many other firms still utilize their own operator-assisted technology (see methodology).

Pollster.com founder Mark Blumenthal noted that “independent analyses from the National Council on Public Polls, the American Association for Public Opinion Research, the Pew Research Center, the Wall Street Journal and FiveThirtyEight.com have all shown that the horse-race numbers produced by automated telephone surveys did at least as well as those from conventional live-interviewer surveys in predicting election outcomes.”

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Me pregunto si Michelle seguirá orgullosa de Estados Unidos. Por mí parte, yo sí vuelvo a estar orgulloso de aquella nación y entiendo que lo de noviembre fue un lapsus pasajero que les costará un par de trillones de dólares solamente.

Mitt Romney no me desagrada mucho, pero si los Republicanos esperan ganar con Huckabee o Palin… el futuro de Estados Unidos y el planeta seguirá tan oscuro como con el tostado líder.

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Se acaba la Bobamanía, empiezan a ver la realidad y ahora sí van a tener algo de lo que verdaderamente sentirse culpables.

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30% Strongly Approve, 37% Strongly Disapprove. Por suerte a Rasmussen Reports no se le puede criticar la falta de profesionalismo, así que a callar o aceptar la cagada que se mandaron.

Vuelvo a insistir en que si no fuera por los quilombos que tienen los republicanos, donde personajes como Mike Huckabee compiten con Ron Paul, Obama ya estaría en problemas reales. Estados Unidos está más Argentinizado de lo que creíamos.

Que Obama siga haciendo boludeces por Europa.

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Voters now trust Republicans more than Democrats on eight out of 10 key electoral issues, including, for the second straight month, the top issue of the economy. They’ve also narrowed the gap on the remaining two issues, the traditionally Democratic strong suits of health care and education.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that voters trust the GOP more on economic issues 46% to 41%, showing little change from the six-point lead the party held last month. This is just the second time in over two years of polling the GOP has held the advantage on economic issues. The parties were close on the issue in May, with the Democrats holding a one-point lead.

Voters not affiliated with either party trust Republicans more to handle the economy by a 46% to 32% margin.

Last week’s report of 9.5 percent unemployment, the highest since 1983, raised doubts about the economy and the president’s handling of it. Consumer and investor confidence is now down to the lowest levels in three months. Just 39% now say President Obama is doing a good or an excellent job on the economy while 43% rate his performance as poor. Those are by far the weakest numbers yet for the president.

The president’s approval ratings also have fallen to new lows in the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll.

Most voters (52%) now trust Republicans more on the issue of taxes, also the highest level found in over two years. Only 36% trust Democrats more on taxes. A survey conducted at the end of June found that 39% of voters now expect their taxes to go up under Obama, the highest level of concern measured to date.

On national security, Republicans hold a 49% to 40% lead over Democrats. That’s down from a 15-point lead last month.

For the second straight month, voters put North Korea at the top of the list of biggest threats to U.S. national security.

Republicans hold a four-point lead on the issue of the War in Iraq, down from an eight-point advantage in June.

Even though American troops have now pulled out of all cities in Iraq and still are on schedule to be completely withdrawn by the end of 2011, 64% of U.S. voters do not believe the war in Iraq is over.

The GOP has a 40% to 34% lead on the issue of immigration and is ahead 46% to 39% on abortion.

Republicans also edge out Democrats on government ethics and corruption for the second straight month, 34% to 33%. In June, the GOP held a six-point advantage on the issue.

Also for the first time in over two years, Republicans lead Democrats on the issue of Social Security 42% to 37%. Democrats held a six-point lead on the issue last month, and the parties were tied in April.

Democrats have also seen their leads shrink on two of the party’s strong points, health care and education. The party holds a four-point lead on health care, down from 18 points in May. The Democrats’ advantage on the issue is the smallest found in over two years.

Voters are evenly divided when it comes to the health care reform plans being promoted by the president and Democrats in Congress.

On education, Democrats lead Republicans 41% to 38%, also the smallest margin in over two years. Democrats held a 15-point lead in May on the issue.

Fifty-four percent (54%) of all voters say the average congressional Democrat is more liberal than they are, while 36% believe the average Republican congressman is more conservative in comparison to themselves. Just 44% say their own representative in Congress is about the same as them ideologically.

Republican candidates lead Democrats for the second straight week in the latest edition of the Generic Congressional Ballot. Support for the GOP remains unchanged this week – at its highest level over the past year, but support for Democrats dropped one point to tie its lowest level in the same time period

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Tarde para darse cuenta, el paraíso oscuro de Obama, Clinton, Al Gore y la progresía culpógena de los Estados Unidos ya se condenaron. Y con los SERIOS problemas internos que tiene el Partido Republicano adentro, parece que el quilombo y los dems tienen para rato.

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