37% Give Obama Positive Ratings on Economy
The economy remains the number one issue on voters’ minds, and perceptions of President Obama’s handling of economic issues have improved slightly.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 37% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the way Obama is dealing with the economy as good or excellent, his highest positives since July. But even more (43%) still give the president poor marks in this area, although that’s the lowest finding measured in six months. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 9-10, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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