Emily Swanson | February 12, 2010
Pew Research Center
2/3-9/10; 1,383 adults, 3.5% margin of error
1,129 registered voters, 3.5% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Obama Job Approval
49% Approve, 39% Disapprove (chart)
State of the Country
23% Satisfied, 71% Dissatisfied (chart)
2010 House: Generic Ballot
45% Democrat, 42% Republican (chart)
Would you like to see your representative in Congress be re-elected in the next congressional election, or
49% Yes, 31% No
Regardless of how you feel about your own representative, would you like to see most members of Congress re-elected in the next congressional election, or not?
32% Yes, 53% No
Do you think of your vote for Congress this fall as a vote FOR Barack Obama, as a vote AGAINST Barack Obama, or isn't Barack Obama much of a factor in your vote?
24% For, 20% Against, 51% Not a factor
Favorable / Unfavorable
Republican Party: 46 / 46
Democratic Party: 48 / 44
Congress: 41 / 50
The Tea Party Movement: 33 / 25
As of right now, do you generally favor or generally oppose the health care bills being discussed in Congress?
38% Favor, 50% Oppose (chart)
Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military?
61% Favor, 27% Oppose
31% Democrat, 26% Republican, 37% independent (chart)