Obama’s Slide At The Polls Continues

Posted: July 20, 2012 in Barack Obama
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From GOP.com:

Nationally, Romney Is Leading

CBS News/The New York Times Poll: Romney Is Leading Obama 47-46 Percent. “President Obama and Mitt Romney are effectively tied in the race for the presidency, according to a new CBS News/New York Times survey. Forty-seven percent of registered voters nationwide who lean towards a candidate back Romney, while 46 percent support the president. Four percent are undecided. The one percentage point difference is within the survey’s three point margin of error.”(Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

Rasmussen Reports: Romney Leads Obama 47-46 Percent. (Rasmussen Reports, 1500 LV, MoE 3%, 7/18/12)

McClatchy-Marist Poll: 48 Percent Of Independents Back Romney, Compared To 44 Percent Who Back Obama. (McClatchy-Marist Poll, 849 RV, MoE 3.5%, 7/9-11/12)

As Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Job Performance

Fox News Poll: 49 Percent Of Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 47 Percent Approve. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

  • 47 Percent Of Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 45 Percent Approve. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

National Public Radio Poll: 50 Percent Of Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 43 Percent Approve. (National Public Radio Poll, 309 R, MoE 5.58%, 7/9-7/12/12)

CBS News/The New York Times Poll: 46 Percent Of Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Job Performance, While 44 Percent Approve. “Mr. Obama’s overall approval rating stands at 44 percent, with 46 percent disapproving.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

McClatchy-Marist Poll:47 Percent Of Independent Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Job Performance, While 44 Percent Approve. (McClatchy-Marist Poll, 849 RV, MoE 3.5%, 7/9-11/12)

Romney Leads On The Issues That Matter To Voters

CBS News/The New York Times Poll: 49 Percent Of Registered Voters Say Romney Would Do A Better Job Handling The Economy, While 41 Percent Say Obama Would Do A Better Job. “Fifty-four percent of registered voters cite the economy and jobs as ‘extremely’ important in their presidential vote, more than any other issue. Here Romney has the edge: 49 percent of registered voters say he would do a better job handling the economy and jobs, while 41 percent cite Mr. Obama.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

  •  “Romney Is Also Seen As Better On The Federal Budget Deficit (50 Percent To 36 Percent), Taxes (47 Percent To 42 Percent) And Illegal Immigration (46 Percent To 38 Percent).” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,”CBS News, 7/18/12)

McClatchy-Marist Poll: 45 Percent Of Independent Voters Say Romney Would Do A Better Job Handling The Economy, Compared To 42 Percent Who Say Obama Would. (McClatchy-Marist Poll, 849 RV, MoE 3.5%, 7/9-11/12)

Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Handling Of The Economy

Fox News Poll: 49 Percent Of Voters Think The Obama Administration Has Made The Economy Worse, While Only 37 Percent Think It Has Made It Better. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

CBS News/The New York Times Poll: 55 Percent Of Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Handling Of The Economy, While 39 Percent Approve. “His approval rating on the economy is just 39 percent – 55 percent disapprove – and his approval rating on foreign policy is 41 percent. His approval rating on the economy has dropped five points since April.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

  • “Seven In Ten Americans Say The Economy Is In Bad Shape. While 24 Percent Say It Is Getting Better – Down From 33 Percent In April – 30 Percent Say It Is Getting Worse.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)
  • “That Marks The Highest Percentage Who Say The Economy Is Getting Worse Since December.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

“Nearly Two Out Of Three Registered Voters Believes That President Obama’s Policies Contributed To Some Degree To The Economic Downturn.” “Nearly two out of three registered voters believes that President Obama’s policies contributed to some degree to the economic downturn, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll. Thirty-four percent say Mr. Obama’s policies contributed significantly to the downturn, and another 30 percent say they contributed to some degree. Thirty-five percent say the president’s policies contributed little or not at all to the downturn.”(Brian Montopoli, “Most Say Obama Policies Contributed To Downturn,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

  • 46 Percent Of Voters Say Obama’s Policies Will Never Improve The Economy, While 34 Percent Say His Policies Will Help If Given More Time. “Forty-six percent of registered voters – including more than half of independents – say Mr. Obama’s economic policies will never improve the economy. Thirty-four percent, including 31 percent of independents, say his policies will improve the economy if given more time. Just 17 percent believe his policies are currently improving the economy.” (Brian Montopoli, “Most Say Obama Policies Contributed To Downturn,” CBS News, 7/18/12)
  • “When It Comes To Their Personal Financial Situation, More Voters Believe The President’s Policies Will Make Their Economic Situation Worse (39 Percent) Than Improve It (26 Percent).” (Brian Montopoli, “Most Say Obama Policies Contributed To Downturn,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

Nationwide, Voters Are Disillusioned With Obama’s “Change”

CBS News/The New York Times Poll: “Only 28 Percent Believe Mr. Obama Has Fulfilled His Promise To Deliver Positive Change For The Country.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

  • 58 Percent Of Voters Say Obama Has Not Delivered “Change.” “Fifty-eight percent say he has not delivered change, while seven percent say he has delivered change that has been bad for the country.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News, 7/18/12)

National Public Radio Poll: 60 Percent Of Voters Think The Country Is Headed In The Wrong Direction, While Only 32 Percent Think it Is Headed In The Right Direction. (National Public Radio Poll, 1000 LV, MoE 3.10%, 7/9-7/12/12)

Fox News Poll: 48 Percent Of Voters Think They Are Not Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago, While Only 37 Percent Think They Are Better Off. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

And His Big Government Policies

Fox News Poll: 55 Percent Of Voters Think Obama’s Policies Are Making Government Bigger And More Expensive, While Only 10 Percent Think He Is Making It Smaller And Less Expensive.  (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

64 Percent Of Voters Think Government Is The Problem When It Comes To The Economy, While Only 23 Percent Think Government Is The Solution To The Economic Situation. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

41 Percent Of Voters Think Romney Has Created More Private Sector Jobs As A Businessman And Investor Than 33 Percent Who Think Obama Has Created More Private Sector Jobs As President. (Fox News Poll, 901 RV, MoE 3%, 7/15-7/17/12)

Republicans Are More Enthusiastic About Voting In November

“Roughly Half Of Republicans Say They Are More Enthusiastic Compared To Past Elections – Up From 36 Percent In March – While Just 27 Percent Of Democrats Say They Same.” (Brian Montopoli, “Obama, Romney In Dead Heat In Presidential Race,” CBS News,7/18/12)

Obama Is Slipping In The Battleground States

National Public Radio Poll: 49 Percent Of Battleground Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 48 Percent Approve. (National Public Radio Poll, 462 R, MoE 4.56%, 7/9-7/12/12)

National Public Radio Poll: Romney And Obama Are Tied At 46 Percent Among Battleground State Voters. (National Public Radio Poll, 462 R, MoE 4.56%, 7/9-7/12/12)

National Public Radio Poll: 52 Percent of Battleground Voters Oppose ObamaCare, While 39 Percent Support It.  (National Public Radio Poll, 462 R, MoE 4.56%, 7/9-7/12/12)

Romney’s Economic Message Continues To Gain Ground Among Swing State Voters

Purple Poll: Romney Leads Obama 45-39 Percent Among Colorado Independent Voters.(Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

Purple Poll: Romney Leads Obama 48-45 Percent In Florida. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

  • Romney Leads Obama 51-41 Percent Among Florida Independent Voters. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

We Ask America Poll: Romney Leads Obama 49-37 Percent Among Nevada Independent Voters. (We Ask America, 1092 LV, MoE 2.95%, 7/17-7/18/12)

Purple Poll: Romney Leads Obama 45-39 Percent Among Virginia Independent Voters.(Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

Quinnipiac University Poll: 46 Percent Of Virginia Voters Think Romney Would Do A Better Job Of Handling The Economy Than 44 Percent Who Think Obama Would. (Quinnipiac University Poll, 1673 RV, MoE 2.4%, 7/10-7/16/12)

  • 45 Percent Of Virginia Independent Voters Think Romney Would Do A Better Job Of Handling The Economy Than 41 Percent Of Independents Who Think Obama Would. (Quinnipiac University Poll, 1673 RV, MoE 2.4%, 7/10-7/16/12)

Swing State Voters Reject Obama’s Big Government Policies

Purple Poll: 51 Percent Of Colorado Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 45 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

  • 55 Percent Of Colorado Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 40 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

Purple Poll: 54 Percent Of Florida Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 43 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

  • 60 Percent Of Florida Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 36 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

Quinnipiac University Poll:  51 Percent Of Virginia Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 45 Percent Approve. (Quinnipiac University Poll, 1673 RV, MoE 2.4%, 7/10-7/16/12)

  • 53 Percent Of Virginia Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 42 Percent Approve. (Quinnipiac University Poll, 1673 RV, MoE 2.4%, 7/10-7/16/12)

Purple Poll: 50 Percent Of Virginia Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 45 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

  • 54 Percent Of Virginia Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 40 Percent Approve. (Purple Poll, 600 LV, MoE 4%, 7/9-7/13/12)

WMUR Poll: 48 Percent Of New Hampshire Adults Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 47 Percent Approve. (WMUR, 521 A, MoE 4.3%, 7/5-7/15/12)

  • 53 Percent Of New Hampshire Adults Disapprove Of The Way Obama Handled The Economy, While 43 Percent Approve. (WMUR, 521 A, MoE 4.3%, 7/5-7/15/12)

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