Skip to comments.New Marist poll shows Obama losing independents 2-1
Posted on 02/08/2010 1:17:22 PM PST by Justaham
So much for a post-SOTU bounce. A new Marist poll of registered voters nationwide puts Barack Obamas approval at just 44%, the same as the Rasmussen tracking poll this weekend. The numbers among independents will really rattle the White House.
Fewer registered voters nationwide 44% currently approve of President Barack Obamas job performance than disapprove 47%. When Marist last asked about the presidents approval rating in December, 46% thought well of Obamas job performance while 44% gave him low marks.
Perhaps, particularly concerning for Mr. Obama is the drop in support among Independents. For the first time since taking office, a majority of Independents 57% disapproves of how he is doing in the role. 29% approve, and 14% are unsure.
If attracting Independents and bipartisanship are the aim, then the president clearly has a lot of ground to cover in year two, says Dr. Lee M. Miringoff, Director of The Marist Institute for Public Opinion.
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Yeah, but he still has a 10 to 1 edge in ABSENTEE ballots!
...and he’s carrying 100% of the voting dead!
Yes, but he gets 110% of the Marxist vote.
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