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Obama approval bounce smaller than average

Like most White House occupants, President Obama saw his approval rating rise after an election. Obama's bounce, however, turned out to be lower than the average of his predecessors. The New York Times, citing data from the Gallup Poll, noted that Obama's net job approval rating rose by 2 percentage points after his Nov. 6 election win over Mitt Romney.


Gallup: Voter turnout could be lower than 2004, 2008

Gallup suggests voter turnout for the presidential election will be lower than in 2004 and 2008. In polling taken before superstorm Sandy hit, Gallup says registered voters were giving less thought to the election and saying they were less likely to vote in the contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney.


Mitt Romney Closes Gap In Presidential Polls

Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney

On Monday morning the Gallup organization reported that on three days of calling after the debate, their daily tracking survey finds Romney and Obama tied with 47 percent of the vote each among registered voters nationwide. Gallup showed Obama leading Romney by 5 percentage points (50 percent to 45 percent) in interviews conducted in the three days prior to the debate.


Gallup: Obama at critical 50% mark

Barack Obama

President Obama's job approval rating and level of voter support have reached the critical 50% point, according to Gallup, but there is still plenty of opportunity for the White House race to fluctuate. Gallup says Obama's job approval rating stands at 51%. At the same time, the president leads Mitt Romney 50%-44% among registered voters in the daily tracking poll -- similar to where the race stood after the Democratic convention this month.

Senh: The bad news just keeps on piling up for Romney.


Poll: In 2-point presidential race, Romney trips over 47%

The good news for Mitt Romney: He remains within striking distance of President Obama. The bad news: His latest misstep could upend that.


Poll: Ryan doesn't give Romney instant bounce

Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate hasn't done much immediately to change the views of voters in the presidential race, a new Gallup Poll finds. Romney leads President Obama, 47% to 45%, among registered voters in Gallup surveys taken since Saturday, when the Wisconsin congressman was announced as the Republican vice presidential candidate.


USAT/Gallup Poll: Paul Ryan rates low as VP

Americans don't believe GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney hit a home run with his choice of Paul Ryan as a running mate, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, with more of the public giving him lower marks than high ones.


Poll: Romney's wealth matters to independents

A Gallup Poll shows 20% of voters say Mitt Romney's wealth makes them less likely to vote for the Republican... "Enough Americans generally and independents specifically say Romney's wealth makes them less likely to vote for him that it could in theory make a difference at the margins in some key swing states," writes Frank Newport, Gallup's editor in chief.


Gallup Poll: Obama more likeable than Romney

Americans find both President Obama and Republican opponent Mitt Romney likable -- Obama more so, reports the Gallup Poll. Presented with a list of eight personal characteristics that could describe the candidates, 81% of respondents said Obama "is likable;" 64% said the same of Romney.


Poll: Romney holds substantial lead among veterans

Mitt Romney

As the nation remembers veterans who have served their country throughout the U.S. military, a new Gallup poll reveals that those same veterans overwhelmingly support Mitt Romney over President Obama in the race for the White House.


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