Presidential Approval

May 24, 2012, 4:00 PM GMT+0

(Week of 5/19/2012) The President’s approval rating in the Economist/YouGov Poll remains below 50%. Just 44% of Americans approve of how he is handling his job. 50% disapprove.

Despite his more than three year service as President, many Americans refuse to use the word "experienced" to describe Mr. Obama. Just 22% say they would use that word to describe him. More (38%) would use that word to describe his challenger, Mitt Romney.

Economist/YouGov poll archives can be found here

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