Staff | November 12, 2008
Quinnipiac University Polling Institute
11/6-10/08; 2,210 Registered Voters, Margin of Error +/- 2.1%
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews
23% approve of the way Bush is handling his job as President; 71% disapprove.
67% rate Barack Obama favorably, 19% unfavorably
62% think Obama will make a "great" or "good" president, 22% say he will be "so so" or "bad."
From the Quinnipiac release:
American voters believe President-elect Barack Obama when he says, "Yes we can," and say 70 - 11 percent that the economy will get better in Obama's first term, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Even 50 percent of Republicans say things will get better. Voters also say 56 - 28 percent that Obama will restore public trust in government, and believe 69 - 22 percent that his election will lead to improved race relations, the independent Quinnipiac University poll finds.