- .the clarus edge
June 25, 2012
Obama leads by 3 -- Hatch ahead in GOP primary -- Institutional confidence -- Obama's religion
YOUR DAILY POLLING UPDATE
OBAMA APPROVAL: CLARUS AVERAGE 49%
(up 1 from Friday; up 3 from a week ago)
PRESIDENTIAL NATIONWIDE: CLARUS AVERAGE*
Obama over Romney +3
UTAH: SENATE GOP PRIMARY**
(Primary June 26)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R) 60%
Dan Liljenquist (R) 32%
NEW HAMPSHIRE: GOVERNOR***
Ovide Lamontagne (R) over Maggie Hassan (D) +6 Ovide Lamontagne (R) over Jackie Cilley (D) +2
(% of adults saying they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in the following institutions)
The military 75%
Small business 63%
The police 56%
The church or organized religion 44%
The medical system 41%
The presidency 37%
The U.S. Supreme Court 37%
The public schools 29%
The criminal justice system 29%
Television news 21%
Organized labor 21%
Big business 21%
Republicans expressed more confidence than Democrats in the church/organized religion, banks, military, Supreme Court, and small business. Democrats expressed more confidence in TV news, newspapers, and public schools.
Independents are closer to Democrats on big business, police, organized religion, banks, military, and Supreme Court. They are closer to Republicans on newspapers, TV news, labor, and the presidency.
Asked of U.S. adults: "Can you tell me what Barack Obama's religious faith is?"
Don't Know 44%
Presidential job rating: average of the four most recently reported nationwide polls.
* Average based on the four most recently released nationwide polls: Bloomberg, Associated Press/GfK, Rasmussen, Gallup.
** Deseret News/KSL-TV poll, June 15-21
*** Rasmussen, June 20.
**** Gallup, June 7-10.