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08/22/2012 01:37 pm ET Updated Aug 29, 2012

US-2012 President: 45% Obama (D), 45% Romney (R) (YouGov 8/18-8/20)

YouGov/The Economist
8/18/12-8/20/12: 1,000 adults, 4.6% margin of error
703 registered voters
Mode: Internet
YouGov release

National

State of the Country
21% Right direction, 62% Wrong track (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 44 / 48 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 38 / 47 (chart)
Paul Ryan: 37 / 40 (chart)
Joe Biden: 36 / 48 (chart)

Obama Job Approval
42% approve, 51% disapprove (chart)
Economy: 33/53 (chart)
Health care: 37/49 (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
7% Approve, 64% Disapprove (chart)

2012 President
45% Obama (D), 45% Romney (R) (chart)

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