Friday, July 17, 2009

Weekly Polls

Let's see how we are doing this week. We will visit these figures on a regular basis.

The Rasmussen Reports is an independent electronic publishing firm that specializes in public opinion polling. Here are some current results on some main issues:

Presidential Tracking Poll
This tracks how the President is doing by those surveyed.

  • Strongly Approve - 29%

  • Strongly Disapprove - 35%

Obama Healthcare

  • Opposed - 50%

  • Support - 37%

  • Undecided - 15%

  • In addition, 78% of voters say that taxes will be raised on the middle class to pay for this program.

Presidential Approval Index
This chart is from

Supreme Court Nomination
In favor of Sonia Sotomayor?
  • Yes - 37%

  • No 41%

Right Direction or Wrong Track?
Is the United States heading in the right direction?

  • Right Track - 32% (down 4 points this week)

  • Wrong Track - 62%

1 comment:

  1. Polls are as useful as single ply toilet paper. Polls that only consider conservatice views (ie Rasmussen) are as useful as what you wipe on toilet paper.