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Favorable Ratings for Presidential Candidates

Favorable Ratings for Presidential Candidates
 
John McCain
Barack Obama

Date

Total Favorable Rating

Total Unfavorable Rating

 

Very Favorable

Very Unfavorable

Total Favorable Rating

Total Unfavorable Rating

 

Very Favorable

VeryUnfavorable

11/04/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

23%

56%

43%

 

42%

32%

11/03/2008

53%

45%

 

26%

26%

56%

43%

 

42%

32%

11/02/2008

53%

46%

 

26%

27%

55%

43%

 

43%

31%

11/01/2008

52%

46%

 

26%

26%

56%

43%

 

44%

31%

10/31/2008

53%

45%

 

26%

24%

54%

44%

 

42%

32%

10/30/2008

54%

44%

 

26%

23%

56%

43%

 

42%

31%

10/29/2008

54%

46%

 

26%

24%

55%

44%

 

40%

32%

10/28/2008

53%

47%

 

26%

27%

56%

43%

 

41%

30%

10/27/2008

51%

48%

 

25%

28%

55%

44%

 

40%

31%

10/26/2008

50%

49%

 

25%

28%

57%

41%

 

42%

29%

10/25/2008

52%

47%

 

26%

25%

56%

42%

 

41%

29%

10/24/2008

53%

45%

 

26%

23%

57%

42%

 

41%

29%

10/23/2008

54%

45%

 

27%

23%

57%

42%

 

41%

29%

10/22/2008

54%

45%

 

26%

23%

55%

43%

 

41%

30%

10/21/2008

53%

45%

 

25%

24%

55%

43%

 

41%

30%

10/20/2008

53%

46%

 

24%

24%

54%

44%

 

40%

30%

10/19/2008

52%

46%

 

23%

24%

55%

43%

 

40%

30%

10/18/2008

53%

46%

 

23%

24%

55%

43%

 

40%

30%

10/17/2008

54%

45%

 

24%

23%

55%

44%

 

38%

30%

10/16/2008

55%

43%

 

24%

23%

54%

44%

 

38%

30%

10/15/2008

53%

45%

 

23%

23%

55%

43%

 

38%

30%

10/14/2008

53%

45%

 

23%

24%

56%

43%

 

39%

31%

10/13/2008

51%

47%

 

23%

26%

56%

43%

 

39%

32%

10/12/2008

51%

47%

 

23%

27%

56%

44%

 

39%

32%

10/11/2008

52%

47%

 

23%

27%

56%

43%

 

39%

31%

10/10/2008

54%

46%

 

26%

28%

55%

43%

 

38%

30%

10/09/2008

54%

45%

 

26%

25%

57%

43%

 

39%

30%

10/08/2008

52%

46%

 

26%

26%

56%

42%

 

38%

29%

10/07/2008

52%

47%

 

24%

26%

58%

40%

 

39%

28%

10/06/2008

53%

47%

 

24%

25%

56%

42%

 

38%

29%

10/05/2008

53%

45%

 

23%

23%

57%

42%

 

39%

29%

10/04/2008

53%

45%

 

23%

23%

56%

42%

 

38%

29%

10/03/2008

52%

45%

 

23%

25%

57%

42%

 

38%

28%

10/02/2008

52%

46%

 

24%

26%

58%

41%

 

38%

27%

10/01/2008

53%

46%

 

25%

26%

58%

41%

 

39%

27%

09/30/2008

53%

45%

 

26%

24%

58%

41%

 

40%

26%

09/29/2008

55%

44%

 

26%

24%

58%

42%

 

39%

27%

09/28/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

23%

57%

42%

 

37%

27%

09/27/2008

54%

45%

 

26%

24%

56%

42%

 

36%

27%

09/26/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

23%

56%

43%

 

37%

28%

09/25/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

23%

56%

43%

 

37%

28%

09/24/2008

55%

44%

 

28%

24%

55%

43%

 

37%

29%

09/23/2008

54%

44%

 

27%

25%

54%

44%

 

37%

30%

09/22/2008

54%

44%

 

27%

25%

55%

43%

 

38%

30%

09/21/2008

56%

44%

 

27%

25%

55%

43%

 

37%

29%

09/20/2008

56%

43%

 

27%

24%

56%

43%

 

38%

28%

09/19/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

24%

55%

43%

 

37%

27%

09/18/2008

55%

43%

 

27%

24%

56%

42%

 

37%

26%

09/17/2008

55%

44%

 

27%

24%

55%

43%

 

36%

27%

09/16/2008

56%

42%

 

28%

23%

55%

44%

 

37%

28%

09/15/2008

56%

42%

 

28%

23%

54%

45%

 

36%

29%

09/14/2008

57%

42%

 

29%

22%

53%

45%

 

35%

29%

09/13/2008

57%

42%

 

28%

23%

55%

44%

 

36%

29%

09/12/2008

56%

42%

 

28%

22%

55%

44%

 

36%

29%

09/11/2008

56%

43%

 

28%

22%

55%

43%

 

36%

28%

09/10/2008

57%

42%

 

28%

21%

55%

43%

 

36%

28%

09/09/2008

59%

40%

 

29%

20%

55%

43%

 

37%

28%

09/08/2008

60%

38%

 

29%

20%

55%

43%

 

37%

27%

09/07/2008

58%

40%

 

29%

20%

56%

43%

 

38%

26%

09/06/2008

58%

41%

 

29%

20%

56%

43%

 

37%

27%

09/05/2008

57%

41%

 

27%

20%

57%

42%

 

37%

27%

09/04/2008

56%

43%

 

24%

20%

57%

41%

 

37%

26%

09/03/2008

56%

43%

 

24%

21%

59%

40%

 

38%

25%

09/02/2008

56%

43%

 

24%

20%

58%

41%

 

38%

26%

09/01/2008

57%

42%

 

25%

20%

58%

41%

 

38%

27%

08/31/2008

56%

43%

 

23%

21%

57%

41%

 

37%

27%

08/30/2008

55%

43%

 

22%

21%

57%

41%

 

37%

27%

08/29/2008

53%

45%

 

21%

23%

56%

42%

 

35%

27%

08/28/2008

55%

44%

 

22%

22%

54%

45%

 

35%

29%

08/27/2008

56%

42%

 

20%

20%

53%

45%

 

33%

30%

08/26/2008

57%

42%

 

21%

19%

53%

45%

 

33%

30%

08/25/2008

56%

42%

 

19%

19%

55%

43%

 

34%

29%

08/24/2008

57%

42%

 

20%

20%

55%

42%

 

34%

28%

08/23/2008

56%

42%

 

19%

20%

55%

44%

 

34%

28%

08/22/2008

55%

43%

 

19%

21%

55%

43%

 

32%

28%

08/21/2008

55%

44%

 

20%

20%

56%

44%

 

33%

28%

08/20/2008

55%

43%

 

20%

19%

56%

43%

 

33%

28%

08/19/2008

55%

43%

 

21%

19%

54%

45%

 

32%

28%

08/18/2008

55%

43%

 

21%

19%

55%

43%

 

32%

28%

08/17/2008

53%

44%

 

19%

20%

54%

44%

 

30%

29%

08/16/2008

54%

43%

 

18%

19%

55%

43%

 

30%

29%

08/15/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

20%

55%

44%

 

31%

29%

08/14/2008

55%

43%

 

18%

20%

54%

44%

 

31%

29%

08/13/2008

55%

43%

 

18%

19%

56%

44%

 

33%

28%

08/12/2008

56%

43%

 

19%

20%

55%

43%

 

33%

27%

08/11/2008

56%

43%

 

19%

20%

55%

43%

 

33%

27%

08/10/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

21%

54%

44%

 

32%

28%

08/09/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

21%

54%

44%

 

32%

28%

08/08/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

21%

53%

45%

 

32%

28%

08/08/2008

54%

44%

 

17%

19%

53%

45%

 

29%

28%

08/07/2008

56%

41%

 

19%

18%

54%

44%

 

30%

27%

08/06/2008

56%

41%

 

18%

18%

54%

44%

 

30%

27%

08/05/2008

55%

41%

 

18%

19%

53%

45%

 

32%

28%

08/04/2008

55%

42%

 

17%

19%

51%

46%

 

30%

29%

08/03/2008

56%

42%

 

18%

18%

55%

44%

 

32%

28%

08/02/2008

56%

41%

 

18%

17%

53%

44%

 

30%

27%

08/01/2008

57%

41%

 

19%

17%

55%

44%

 

32%

27%

07/31/2008

56%

43%

 

19%

18%

55%

43%

 

32%

27%

07/30/2008

55%

42%

 

19%

18%

55%

44%

 

33%

27%

07/29/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

19%

56%

44%

 

32%

27%

07/28/2008

56%

42%

 

19%

18%

56%

43%

 

33%

26%

07/27/2008

55%

43%

 

18%

18%

56%

41%

 

33%

27%

07/26/2008

55%

42%

 

18%

18%

57%

41%

 

34%

27%

07/25/2008

55%

44%

 

18%

19%

55%

42%

 

33%

28%

07/24/2008

55%

42%

 

17%

20%

54%

43%

 

33%

28%

07/23/2008

56%

42%

 

18%

17%

54%

43%

 

31%

27%

07/22/2008

57%

40%

 

17%

15%

55%

44%

 

31%

27%

07/21/2008

57%

40%

 

17%

16%

53%

43%

 

29%

26%

07/20/2008

55%

42%

 

17%

18%

55%

42%

 

30%

26%

07/19/2008

56%

41%

 

19%

18%

55%

42%

 

30%

26%

07/18/2008

56%

41%

 

19%

18%

55%

43%

 

31%

26%

07/17/2008

56%

41%

 

18%

17%

54%

44%

 

31%

27%

07/16/2008

55%

42%

 

17%

17%

55%

43%

 

32%

27%

07/15/2008

55%

43%

 

17%

18%

55%

43%

 

31%

27%

07/14/2008

56%

41%

 

18%

17%

54%

43%

 

31%

27%

07/13/2008

57%

40%

 

17%

17%

54%

44%

 

30%

26%

07/12/2008

56%

41%

 

17%

18%

54%

44%

 

29%

27%

07/11/2008

54%

43%

 

16%

19%

54%

44%

 

30%

27%

07/10/2008

54%

44%

 

16%

19%

54%

45%

 

29%

29%

07/09/2008

54%

44%

 

17%

18%

55%

43%

 

30%

27%

07/08/2008

53%

44%

 

17%

19%

57%

41%

 

31%

26%

07/07/2008

54%

43%

 

17%

18%

56%

42%

 

32%

27%

07/06/2008

No Polling

07/05/2008

No Polling

07/04/2008

No Polling

07/03/2008

55%

43%

 

17%

18%

56%

42%

 

33%

27%

07/02/2008

56%

42%

 

17%

18%

56%

42%

 

33%

28%

07/01/2008

55%

43%

 

17%

18%

56%

43%

 

32%

28%

06/30/2008

54%

44%

 

16%

18%

55%

42%

 

32%

27%

06/29/2008

54%

44%

 

16%

18%

55%

42%

 

32%

27%

06/28/2008

54%

44%

 

17%

19%

55%

43%

 

32%

27%

06/27/2008

54%

44%

 

17%

18%

54%

43%

 

32%

27%

06/26/2008

55%

43%

 

16%

18%

55%

43%

 

33%

27%

06/25/2008

55%

43%

 

16%

19%

55%

43%

 

32%

26%

06/24/2008

54%

44%

 

15%

18%

56%

42%

 

32%

26%

06/23/2008

54%

43%

 

17%

19%

56%

42%

 

31%

26%

06/22/2008

53%

43%

 

18%

19%

53%

43%

 

31%

25%

06/21/2008

54%

43%

 

19%

16%

55%

42%

 

30%

26%

06/20/2008

54%

43%

 

19%

16%

53%

44%

 

28%

28%

06/19/2008

55%

43%

 

17%

19%

54%

42%

 

31%

26%

06/18/2008

55%

43%

 

17%

19%

55%

43%

 

31%

26%

06/17/2008

53%

44%

 

17%

20%

54%

42%

 

31%

27%

06/16/2008

55%

44%

 

17%

19%

54%

43%

 

31%

27%

06/15/2008

52%

45%

 

16%

19%

54%

43%

 

32%

27%

06/14/2008

52%

45%

 

16%

19%

55%

45%

 

32%

26%

06/13/2008

52%

45%

 

17%

20%

55%

42%

 

33%

27%

06/12/2008

54%

44%

 

18%

18%

56%

42%

 

33%

27%

06/11/2008

55%

42%

 

18%

18%

56%

42%

 

33%

27%

06/10/2008

54%

43%

 

16%

18%

59%

40%

 

35%

26%

06/09/2008

53%

44%

 

16%

19%

59%

40%

 

35%

25%

06/08/2008

52%

45%

 

16%

21%

58%

41%

 

36%

27%

06/07/2008

55%

43%

 

18%

20%

55%

42%

 

33%

28%

06/06/2008

55%

43%

 

18%

20%

55%

42%

 

32%

28%

06/05/2008

55%

42%

 

19%

17%

54%

43%

 

31%

28%

06/04/2008

53%

44%

 

18%

18%

55%

43%

 

32%

27%