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Obama's 1st - Term Approval Rating Among Lowest of Post World War 2 Presidents...Only Carter, Ford Fared Worse

Obama's 1st - Term Approval Rating Among Lowest of Post World War 2 Presidents...Only Carter, Ford Fared Worse

Obama Averages 49% Approval in First Term
Approval has been climbing in recent quarters

by Jeffrey M. Jones
January 21, 2013

PRINCETON, NJ -- President Barack Obama averaged 49.1% job approval during his first term in office, among the lowest for post-World War II presidents. Only Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford had lower job approval averages. Obama's first-term average is most similar to Bill Clinton's. Lyndon Johnson, John Kennedy, and Dwight Eisenhower were the most popular first-term presidents.

Obama's first-term approval average, like those of most presidents with lower first-term averages, was likely dragged down by a sluggish economy. Clinton and Reagan saw higher second-term approval as the economy improved. Obama's approval rating has also shown improvement, with a 48.1% average in his fourth year in office after a 44.4% average in his third year.

Read more: http://www.gallup.com/poll/159965/obama-averages-approval-fi...



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