May 19th, 2013

Inside President’s 53 percent approval rating…continuing partisan divide

On CNN’s STATE OF THE UNION with CANDY CROWLEY, Crowley unpacked the results inside the new CNN/ORC poll results released this morning to reveal a continuing partisan divide in how American’s view the President’s job performance.  While 87 percent of Democrats approve of how the President is handling his job, 15 percent of Republicans view his job performance favorably, and 47 percent of Independents view the President’s job performance favorably.

CNN/ORC POLL

May 17-18

Approve of how Obama is handling His Job as President

Democrats      87%

Independents 47%

Republicans   15%

Sampling error +/- 6.5% points

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