Public approval of President Obama from 2009-2012 by Washington Post-ABC News

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?

Public approval of President Obama from 2009-2012 by Washington Post-ABC News The survey shows the change of public approval towards President Obama from 2009 to 2012. The survey was done on a approximately monthly basis. In July 2012, Obama's approval rating is unchanged from May 2012. 47 percent approve of his work now, while 49 percent disapprove.
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Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?

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DateApprovalDisapprovalNo opinion
October 13, 201250%44%6%
September 29, 201250%46%4%
August 25, 201250%46%4%
July 8, 201247%49%4%
May 20, 201247%49%3%
April 8, 201250%45%6%
March 10, 201246%50%4%
February 4, 201250%46%3%
January 15, 201248%48%4%
December 18, 201149%47%4%
November 3, 201144%53%3%
October 2, 201142%54%4%
September 1, 201143%53%3%
August 9, 201144%46%10%
July 17, 201147%48%5%
June 5, 201147%49%4%
May 2, 2011*56%38%6%
April 17, 201147%50%3%
March 13, 201151%45%4%
January 16, 201154%43%3%
December 12, 201049%47%4%
October 28, 201050%45%5%
October 3, 201050%47%3%
September 2, 201046%52%3%
July 11, 201050%47%3%
June 6, 201052%45%4%
April 25, 201054%44%3%
March 26, 201053%43%3%
February 8, 201051%46%3%
January 15, 201053%44%2%
December 13, 200950%46%4%
November 15, 200956%42%2%
October 18, 200957%40%3%
September 12, 200954%43%3%
August 17, 200957%40%3%
July 18, 200959%37%4%
June 21, 200965%31%4%
April 24, 200969%26%4%
March 29, 200966%29%5%
February 22, 200968%25%7%
DateApprovalDisapprovalNo opinion
October 13, 201250%44%6%
September 29, 201250%46%4%
August 25, 201250%46%4%
July 8, 201247%49%4%
May 20, 201247%49%3%
April 8, 201250%45%6%
March 10, 201246%50%4%
February 4, 201250%46%3%
January 15, 201248%48%4%
December 18, 201149%47%4%
November 3, 201144%53%3%
October 2, 201142%54%4%
September 1, 201143%53%3%
August 9, 201144%46%10%
July 17, 201147%48%5%
June 5, 201147%49%4%
May 2, 2011*56%38%6%
April 17, 201147%50%3%
March 13, 201151%45%4%
January 16, 201154%43%3%
December 12, 201049%47%4%
October 28, 201050%45%5%
October 3, 201050%47%3%
September 2, 201046%52%3%
July 11, 201050%47%3%
June 6, 201052%45%4%
April 25, 201054%44%3%
March 26, 201053%43%3%
February 8, 201051%46%3%
January 15, 201053%44%2%
December 13, 200950%46%4%
November 15, 200956%42%2%
October 18, 200957%40%3%
September 12, 200954%43%3%
August 17, 200957%40%3%
July 18, 200959%37%4%
June 21, 200965%31%4%
April 24, 200969%26%4%
March 29, 200966%29%5%
February 22, 200968%25%7%
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The survey shows the change of public approval towards President Obama from 2009 to 2012. The survey was done on a approximately monthly basis. In July 2012, Obama's approval rating is unchanged from May 2012. 47 percent approve of his work now, while 49 percent disapprove.
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