Job approval ratings for incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964-2012

Job approval ratings for incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964 to 2012

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 5, 2012
Job approval ratings for incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964-2012 This survey shows the Job approval ratings of incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964 to 2012. In January 2012, 44 percent of respondents said they would approve of U.S. President Barack Obama. During the month before election on November 6, Barack Obama's approval rating increased to 50 percent.
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Job approval ratings for incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964 to 2012

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JanuaryMarchJuneOctober
2012: Barack Obama44%46%46%50%
2004: George W. Bush60%49%49%50%
1996: Bill Clinton42%54%58%58%
1992: George H.W. Bush46%41%37%33%
1984: Ronald Reagan52%54%55%58%
1980: Jimmy Carter56%43%32%50%
1976: Gerald Ford56%43%32%-
1972: Richard Nixon49%56%59%-
1964: Lyndon Johnson77%77%74%-
JanuaryMarchJuneOctober
2012: Barack Obama44%46%46%50%
2004: George W. Bush60%49%49%50%
1996: Bill Clinton42%54%58%58%
1992: George H.W. Bush46%41%37%33%
1984: Ronald Reagan52%54%55%58%
1980: Jimmy Carter56%43%32%50%
1976: Gerald Ford56%43%32%-
1972: Richard Nixon49%56%59%-
1964: Lyndon Johnson77%77%74%-
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 5, 2012
This survey shows the Job approval ratings of incumbent U.S. presidents seeking re-election from 1964 to 2012. In January 2012, 44 percent of respondents said they would approve of U.S. President Barack Obama. During the month before election on November 6, Barack Obama's approval rating increased to 50 percent.
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