Below is the daily polling update from Clarus, as reported by pollster and consultant Ron Faucheux, President.
YOUR DAILY POLLING UPDATE
OBAMA APPROVAL: CLARUS AVERAGE 53%
(no change from yesterday)
DIRECTION OF COUNTRY -- WEEKLY AVERAGE
41% right/53% wrong
SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST*
(Among adults nationwide)
"In the Middle East situation, are your sympathies more with the Israelis or more with the Palestinians?"
"Do you think Israel was justified or unjustified in taking military action against Hamas and the Palestinians in the area known as Gaza?"
Yes, justified 57%
No, not justified 25%
Asked of U.S. adults: "Scientists have linked emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases to global climate change. Do you believe that global climate change is increasing the likelihood that the U.S. will be hit by storms such as Hurricane Sandy which recently caused major damage along the East Coast?"
RON FAUCHEUX'S ELECTION ANALYSIS
The Economy and the Election
Politics and Religion
The Changing Electorate
Who Gets the Blame: Romney or the GOP
The Most Important Poll Number of 2012
Which major party presidential nominee since 1900 lost his home state by the largest percentage margin?
(see answer below)
Presidential job rating & direction of country average based on the two most recently reported nationwide polls.
* CNN/ORC, Nov. 16-18
** United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, Nov. 8-11
Mitt Romney in 2012. He lost home state Massachusetts by 23 points.
Coming in second was James Cox, who lost home state Ohio by 20 points in 1920.
Clarus Research Group cannot attest to the reliability or methodology of surveys that it does not conduct.
Copyright 2012 © Ronald A. Faucheux
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