The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-five percent (45%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20 (see trends).
Republicans hold a ten-point advantage on the Generic Congressional Ballot.
Later this morning, Rasmussen Reports will release data on the sanctuary cities aspect of the immigration debate. Platinum Members can get an advance look at the data.
The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Updates are also available on Twitter and Facebook.
Overall, 44% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president’s performance. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapprove.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patick’s support slips below the 40% mark in his bid for re-election, but he continues to hold a modest advantage in a three-way race.
The Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Balance of Power summary shows Democrats with a 49-44 advantage. Seven states are Toss-Ups.