Polling conducted last week suggests that whatever remaining effect of the release of the birth certificate that persisted through January is completely gone today. From June 30-July 2, 2012, YouGov surveyed 1000 Americans and asked whether “Barack Obama was born in the United States of America.” In the table below, I present these results, alongside the earlier polls that I presented in my January post.If you wonder why some people still have doubts, watch the full video of Sheriff Joe Arpiao's news conference.
"Barack Obama was born in the United States": Full Sample
April 2011 January 2012 July 2012 Before release of birth certificate After release of birth certificate
True 55% 67% 59% 55% False 15% 13% 17% 20% Not sure 30% 20% 24% 25%