Obama's Job Approval Drops to Lowest Point Ever

54-39 percent


American voters disapprove 54—39 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing, his lowest approval rating in any Quinnipiac University national poll since he became president, as even women disapprove 51—40 percent, according to a national poll released today.

Today's results compare to a slight 49—45 percent disapproval October 1. President Obama's lowest score before today was a 55—41 percent disapproval in an October 6, 2011 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University.

Today, disapproval is 58—37 percent among men, 91—6 percent among Republicans and 63—30 percent among independent voters. Democrats approve 79—14 percent. White voters disapprove 62—32 percent while black voters approve 75—15 percent and Hispanic voters disapprove by a slim 47—41 percent margin.