Fifty-two percent of American adults approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing in Gallup’s tracking survey on Monday, the final such poll to be released before Election Day.The poll shows 45 percent disapprove of Obama’s job performance.
Obama notched a 51 percent approval rating in Gallup’s previous tracking poll last Monday, before the national firm’s operations were suspended due to Superstorm Sandy. He has boasted an approval rating of at least 50 percent in five of the last eight Gallup polls dating back to the tracking period of Oct. 20-22.
Gallup conducted its poll Nov. 1-4 using live interviews with 1,500 American adults. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.
The PollTracker Average shows Obama’s approval rating above water and a shade below 50 percent.