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9/24: Obama Holds Onto Slim Majority in NYS…Approval Rating Slips


9/24: Obama Holds Onto Slim Majority in NYS…Approval Rating Slips

The flare-up between the White House and Albany is not doing President Barack Obama any good either.  52% of New York State registered voters say President Obama is doing either an excellent or good job in office.  46% report he is doing a subpar job.

The president’s approval rating has dipped 5 percentage points since Marist last asked this question earlier this month.  At that time, 57% thought the president was doing an above average job, and 43% said Mr. Obama was doing either a fair or poor job in office.  The president’s approval rating has been declining among New York State’s voters since March when he received a positive rating of 68%.

Click Here for the Complete September 24, 2009 NYS Poll Release and Tables

There has been little change in the proportion of Democrats and Republicans who approve of the president’s job performance since Marist last asked this question.  However, there has been a drop among non-enrolled voters in the state.  Currently, 42% of these voters report Obama is performing well in office.  53% held this view last week.

Table: Obama Approval Rating

Marist Poll Methodology

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  1. truthurts

    September 24, 2009 at 1:11 PM

    To you 52%…just what exactly is it that BO is doing so well? Is it the “stimulus” package loaded with pork? Is it the trillion…TRILLION-dollar healthcare boondoggle that 85% of the people in this country don’t want? Or is it the billions flushed down the toilet to big business without any explaination as to where the money was “spent”? Or maybe you just like how he trots around the globe hatin’ on the US by apologizing for it all the time? Perhaps it’s his complete cluelessness about what to do in Afghanistan? Come on you 52%…WAKE UP! Take your heads out of your a**es and take a look around before so blindly “approving” of this costly, embarrassingly amateurish “administration”!!

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