Strongly approve          36.3% 

Approve                       56.5%

Somewhat approve       20.2%

Somewhat disapprove  9.7%

If the election for President of the United States were held today and Barack Obama was the Democratic candidate and Mitt Romney was the Republican candidate, would you vote for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama to be President of the United States? 

Definitely Obama 46.5%    

Probably Obama    3.3%            

Definitely Romney 29.5%

Probably Romney   5.8%

Undecided              8.7%      

Which candidate for President do you think would do a better job understanding your values, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?

Obama  54.3%

Romney 38.7%

Which candidate for President do you think would do a better job of handling our nation’s economy, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? 

Obama    49.7%

Romney  40.2%

Which candidate for President do you think would do a better job of handling our nation’s foreign affairs, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?

Obama    55.0%

Romney  34.7%

Which candidate for President do you think would do a better job understanding your values, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?

Obama   54.3%

Romney 38.7%

KEY FINDINGS