POLITICS
09/15/2011 12:55 pm ET Updated Nov 15, 2011

US-Obama Job Approval: 40% Approve, 53% Disapprove (YouGov/The Economist 9/10-13)

YouGov/The Economist
9/10-13/11; 1000 adults, 3.7% margin of error
Mode: Internet
YouGov/The Economist Release

National

Obama Job Approval
40% Approve, 53% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 30/60 (chart)
Health Care 38/52 (chart)

2012 President: Republican Primary
Perry: 24%
Romney: 17%
Palin: 8%
Paul: 8%
Giuliani: 8%
Cain: 7%
Bachmann: 5%
Gingrich: 5%
Santorum: 2%
Huntsman: 2%
(chart)

2012 President: General Election
Obama: 45%, Romney: 44%
Obama: 47%, Perry: 43%
Obama: 49%, Bachmann: 38%
Obama: 50%, Palin: 38%

Congress Job Approval
9% Approve, 69% Disapprove (chart)

State of the Country
12% Right Direction, 73% Wrong Track (chart)