Obama Approval Index Month-by-Month
President Obama’s Full Month Rating Slips Again in April
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
When tracking President Obama’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results can be seen in the graphics below.
For the month of April, the president's Total Job Approval Rating fell another two points from 52% in March to 50%. That’s the lowest level measured since last September.
In December, it reached 56%, the highest level since May 2009. Prior to the election, that rating had remained in the narrow range of 44% to 49% for two years straight.
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