Thursday, July 9, 2009

Obama's Presidential Approval Plummets to -8

President Obama's Presidential Approval number has dropped 38 points since he took office. Only 30% of voters strongly approve, while 38% strongly disapprove of his Presidency. This gives him a Presidential Approval number of -8. This is a new low.

Rasmussen reported:
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 30% of the nation's voters now Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Thirty-eight percent (38%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of –8. The President’s Approval Index rating has fallen six points since release of a disappointing jobs report last week (see trends).

Thirty-nine percent (39%) now give the President good or excellent marks for handling the economy while 43% say he is doing a poor job.

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