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2012 Presidential Election

Barack Obama / Joe Biden
Barack Obama / Joe Biden
Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan
Voting Graph

Pre-Election Polling Available in iPOLL

Country on Right / Wrong Track

Do you feel things in the country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (If Right direction/Wrong track, ask:) And do you feel strongly or somewhat about that?

Sample: National likely voters

Country on right/wrong track
Politico/George Washington University Battleground Brushfire 2012 Survey, [Nov 4-Nov 5, 2012]

Most Important Problem

What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today?

Percentage Problem
25% Unemployment/Lack of jobs
25% Economy (general)
9% Dissatisfaction with government/politics/(Barack) Obama
8% Deficit/National debt/Balanced budget/Government spending
5% Health care/costs/accessibility
3% Partisanship/Parties/Gridlock

Note: Top responses shown only.

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Political Survey, [Oct 18-Oct 21, 2012]

State of the Economy

How would you rate the economic conditions in the country today–as very good, somewhat good, somewhat poor, or very poor?

Note: Asked of Form B half sample 

State of Economy
CNN/ORC International Poll, [Nov 2-Nov 4, 2012]

Personal Financial Situation

Would you describe the state of your own personal finances these days as: excellent, good, not so good, or poor?

Personal Financial Graph
Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index Poll, [Oct 29-Nov 25, 2012]