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52% to 48%
A new Fox News poll in Alabama shows former President Obama is more popular in Alabama than Donald Trump. The poll shows Obama with a 52% favorability rating in the state, compared to Trump’s 49%.
Gallup finds that Barack Obama finished his tenure as president with a 47.9% average job approval rating. He ranks below eight presidents and ahead of only three — Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Harry Truman — in Gallup’s polling history.
50% to 43%
President Obama’s job approval rating, his highest score since right after he won reelection four years ago, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Most interesting: “Obama’s policies have helped the nation’s economy, 44% of voters say, as 38% say his policies have hurt the economy and 16% say his policies haven’t made a difference. But only 21% of voters say Obama’s policies have helped their personal financial situation, as 33% say these policies have hurt them personally and 44% say they’ve made no difference.”
President Obama’s approval rating, which is at a seven-year high, a new CNN/ORC poll shows. It’s his highest mark since September 2009, when his approval rating sat at 58%.
President Obama’s approval rating, “the highest mark of his second term, and matching his best at any time since his first year in office,” according to a new CNN/ORC poll finds.
President Obama’s approval rating, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds. Why it’s still important: “As presidential approval improves, so does the vote share of the president’s party.”
54% to 45%
President Obama’s approval rating has risen to 54% to 45%, according to a new CNN/ORC poll, and now stands at its highest level since just before his second inauguration in 2013.
“Of registered voters say they approve of the job Obama is doing as president, compared to 46 percent who disapprove. The last time more than half of the electorate gave Obama a thumbs up in the poll was in January 2013, when Obama took the oath of office after his successful re-election campaign against Republican Mitt Romney;” President Obama has hit his highest approval rating since his second inauguration, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.
Presidential Obama’s approval rating, with 50% disapproving, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll. The fall has been driven almost entirely by concerns about terrorism and refugees.
President Obama’s latest approval rating. “Why is that number important? Because the poll shows — once again — how Hillary Clinton and Obama are inextricably tied together,” according to First Read. “And so an Obama approval in the high 40s is good news for Hillary’s general-election prospects, and an Obama approval in the low 40s is bad news (like we saw in 2014). … Oh, and don’t forget this: George W. Bush’s approval rating at this same point in time heading into the 2008 contest was 29%.”