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Gallup: Obama's Numbers Plunge to New Lows

Thursday, 09 Jul 2009 09:36 PM

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President Barack Obama’s job approval rating dropped again in June, according to Gallup polls, falling to 61 percent in what has become a steady decline since January.

That’s down from 65 percent in May, and 66 percent – his high point – in January, according to Dr. Frank Newport, editor-in-chief of Gallup polls.

His daily approval rating also reached its lowest point Thursday, falling to 57 percent. And his disapproval rating grew to its highest point at 36 percent.

But Newport said that Obama’s approval rating has remained steady “when you look at it from the broader perspective,” and that he has suffered no erosion among respondents who identify themselves as Democrats. That support has held steady in a range between 88-89 percent.

Rather, the slippage comes from his declining popularity among Republicans and independents. Among self-described Republicans, Obama’s approval has declined from 40 percent to 25 percent since January.

Obama continues to get 70 percent approval and above from blacks, Hispanics, young people between 18 and 29, and singles of any age, Newport said. What should be worrisome to Republicans is that these are the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population.

Obama is less popular among churchgoers, whites, southerners and the elderly above 65 years old. Though he still polls above 50 percent for this group, there have been noticeable declines, Newport said.

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