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Education, Job Make A Difference In How Voters Rate Obama

Opinions of President Obama’s job performance vary depending on a voter’s level of education and the job he or she holds.

Recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone surveying of Likely U.S. Voters finds that 57% of those who attended high school but did not graduate at least somewhat approve of the job the president is doing. Similarly, 56% of voters who attended graduate school approve of Obama’s performance.

The survey of 7,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted from January 9-22, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 1 percentage point 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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