- .the clarus edge
June 26, 2012
Obama leads by 2 -- Romney tops VA, Obama CO -- Matheson ahead in UT4 -- Health care plan -- Tuesday trivia
YOUR DAILY POLLING UPDATE
OBAMA APPROVAL: CLARUS AVERAGE 49%
(no change from yesterday; up 3 from a week ago)
PRESIDENTIAL NATIONWIDE: CLARUS AVERAGE*
Obama over Romney +2
PRESIDENT: BY STATE**
Virginia: Romney over Obama +5
Colorado: Obama over Romney +4
Utah: Romney over Obama +42
VIRGINIA: U.S. SENATE***
George Allen (R) over Tim Kaine (D) +9
UTAH 4: U.S. HOUSE****
Rep. Jim Matheson (D) over Mia Love (R) +15
OBAMA HEALTH CARE PLAN#
Question asked of U.S. adults: "In general, do you support, oppose or neither support nor oppose the health care reforms that were passed by Congress in March of 2010?"
Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?
(see answer below)
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.
** UT: Deseret News/KSL-TV poll, June 15-21; CO and VA, We Ask America, June 25.
*** We Ask America, June 25
**** Deseret News/ KSL-TV poll, June 15-21.
# AP/GfK, June 14-18.
TUESDAY TRIVIA ANSWER:
John Jay (1789-1795). Jay also served as the President of the Continental Congress and as U.S. minister to Spain and France. He became Governor of New York (1795-1801) after his term on the Court.