Economic Perceptions And Party Identification

April 04, 2013, 2:00 PM GMT+0

(Week of 3/30/2013) Economic assessments have a lot to do with how a person feels about the incumbent Administration. Nearly half of Democrats think things are getting better, while 57% of Republicans claim the economy is continuing to get worse.

When it comes to handling the economy, the public still gives the President a negative review. 38% approve and 49% disapprove. Overall, the President’s rating is better: 48% approve, 44% disapprove.