According to the latest Franklin & Marshall poll, Pres. Obama’s approval rating has hit 41%, his highest number since May 2013.
Altogether, 13% say the President is doing an “excellent job” and 28% say he is doing a “good job”. Conversely, 59% disapprove of his job performance, with 20% stating that the President is doing “only a fair job” and 39% calling it a “poor job”.
The President’s ratings have consistently improved and are considerably higher than his predecessor’s.
Broken down by demographic, President Obama received a positive job rating from the following groups: Extremely liberals (90/10); Slightly liberals (76/24); Philadelphia residents (66/34); Democrats (65/35); Religiously unaffiliated (59/40); Nonwhites (54/46); Single (53/45); Non-Gun owners (50/49); Southeast residents (50/50); and Under 35 year-olds (49/45).
This poll was conducted by the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College. They surveyed 732 registered Pennsylvania voters from January 18th to January 23rd. The margin of error is +/- 3.6%