RUSMUSSEN: PRESIDENTIAL APPROVAL: 47%
SENATE RACES in OHIO, COLORADO, ILLINOIS, CONNECTICUT, PA, ARKANSAS
According to Rasmussen, President Obama's approval rating hovers at 47% with a -12 between people who strongly approve of his performance and those who strongly disapprove. (27-39%).
The pollster also has the latest on various upcoming 2010 Senate races.
From Daily Presidential Tracking Poll:
In recent days, Rasmussen Reports has released updated polls on the 2010 Senate races in Colorado, Illinois, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Arkansas. Overall, the results confirm the conventional wisdom that the mid-term election season is off to a tough start for the Democrats. However, there is a long way to go until November.
The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook.
Overall, 47% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove.
As Rasmussen states, there's a long way to go until Election Day 2010.
Actually, there's 10 months and 20+ days.
by Mondo Frazier
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