Gallup: Obama Job Approval Drops to 49%

Although Gallup was pretty off on their 2012 election polls, the job approval number isn’t weighted; it’s merely a poll of all adults — which generally favors Democrats. 

Over the past few days, the president’s disapproval number has crept up to 45%, while his approval number has dropped below 50%, to 49%.

Obama’s disapprove number hasn’t been as high as 45% since before the election.

I don’t want to read too much into what could be statistical noise, but it is worth noting that, this soon after winning re-election, Obama is already below 50%.


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