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President Barack H. Obama Current Approval Poll

This Period: 12/07/16 to 01/06/17

Methodology

Poll Analysis

New Job Approval Polls:

NBC/WSJ gained four points (56%), ABC gained four points (60%),
CNN gained three points (60%) and Monmouth gained three points
(56%) in the new poll(s) this week.

Favorability Polls:

ABC jumped a huge 17 points (61%) in the new polls this period.

Analysis:

Two new polls jumped to 56% and two new polls jumped to 60% with
the active poll at 55% gives an amazing 57.40% for his final job
approval poll for his term in office.  That is an 12.83 point 
jump over the start of the year.

Electon Results

Election Results
Election Year Results
2012 Electoral College Obama 332
Romney 206
Popular Vote Obama 65,899,557 (51.7%)
Romney 60,931,959 (47.2%)
Senate Democrats Gain 2
House Democrats Gain 8
2008 Electoral College Obama 365
McCain 173
Popular Vote Obama 69,498,516 (52.9%)
McCain 59,948,323 (45.7%)
Senate Democrats Gain 7
House Democrats Gain 21

Obama Poll Graphs

Obama Approval Poll at www.LiberalsWin.com
Obama Approval Poll
Obama/Bush Approval Poll at www.LiberalsWin.com
Obama Compared to Bush Approval Poll

Obama Poll Summary

Poll Average and Basis Data
Category Percent Notes
Current Average: 57.40% Current average based on: 287 points for 05 polls
Gain/Loss this year: 12.83 pts January 2016 start: 44.57%
Current High poll(s): 60% ABC (01/12) & CNN (01/12)
Current Low poll(s): 55% Quinnipiac (01/05)

Obama Poll Details

Poll Details (* Poll used this period)
Poll Source Percent (Change) Date of poll
ABC/Wash Post/Mason 60% * (+4) 01/12/17
Bloomberg 54% (+3) 12/02/16
CBS/NYT 56% (+2) 12/09/16
CNN/Opinion Research 60% * (+3) 01/12/17
Fox 53% (+1) 12/11/16
GWU/Battleground 53% (+0) 11/28/16
McClatchy-Marist 55% (+4) 12/01/16
Monmouth U 56% * (+3) 01/12/17
NBC/WSJ 56% * (+4) 01/12/17
PEW 54% (+1) 10/20/16
Quinnipiac 55% * (+5) 01/05/17
USA Today/Suffolk U. 50% (+0) 08/24/16

Obama Poll History

Approval and Favorable History
Poll Name Date Percent Notes
ABC/WP/Mason 01/17/1760% Approval
11/11/1656%
09/19/1655%
01/12/1761% Favorable
10/23/1444%
Bloomberg 12/02/1554% Approval
11/23/1654%
10/14/1651%
08/05/1651% Favorable
06/10/1654%
CBS & NY Times 12/09/1656% Approval
10/28/1654%
09/28/1655%
01/17/1442% Favorable
02/06/1350%
CNN/Opinion Research 01/12/1760% Approval
11/17/1657%
10/20/1655%
11/17/1659% Favorable
06/16/1653%
FOX 11/03/1652% Approval
10/22/1653%
10/15/1650%
10/20/1345% Favorable
10/01/1347%
GWU/Battleground 11/28/1653% Approval
10/08/1653%
08/28/1651%
00/00/0000% Favorable
00/00/0000%
McClatchy-Marist 12/01/1655% Approval
11/01/1651%
09/15/1652%
10/29/1550% Favorable
03/02/1545%
Monmouth 01/12/1756% Approval
09/22/1653%
08/04/1656%
00/00/0900% Favorable
00/00/0900%
NBC/Wall Street Journal 01/12/1756% Approval
12/12/1652%
11/03/1653%
12/12/1652% Favorable (Very & Somewhat Positive)
02/29/1249%
PEW 10/20/1654% Approval
08/09/1653%
06/15/1650%
12/03/1448% Favorable (Very & Somewhat Positive)
07/08/1450%
Quinnipiac University 01/05/1755% Approval
11/17/1650%
08/18/1654%
02/10/1645% Favorable
12/16/1546%
USA Today/Suffolk U 08/24/1550% Approval
06/26/1650%
04/20/1646%
12/14/1655% Favorable
10/20/1657%

Obsolete Obama Detail Polls

Obsolete Poll Details
Poll Source Percent (Change) Date of poll
AP-GfK 50% (-4) 04/11/13
Diageo/Hotline 56% (-9) 07/09/09
Ipsos/Reuters 50% (+1) 09/07/12
Newsweek 48% (+0) 05/02/11
NPR 46% (-3) 03/19/14

Obsolete Obama Detail History

Obsolete Approval and Favorable History
Poll Name Date Percent Notes
AP-GfK 04/11/1350% Approval
01/10/1354%
11/29/1257%
10/19/1251% Favorable
09/13/1252%
Diageo/Hotline 07/09/0956% Approval
06/04/0965%
04/23/0962%
07/09/0958% Favorable
06/04/0967%
Ipsos/Reuters 09/07/1250% Approval
08/02/1249%
07/05/1248%
03/03/1154% Favorable
12/02/1055%
Newsweek 05/02/1148% Approval
04/30/1148%
02/11/1150%
03/04/0972% Favorable
10/22/0862%
National Public Radio 03/19/1449% Approval
10/23/1049%
09/26/1250%
00/00/0900% Favorable
00/00/0900%