President Bush's Approval Ratings

Track President Bush's job approval rating over the course of his presidency.

This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone October 8-11, 2008, among a random national sample of 1,101 adults, including additional interviews with randomly selected African Americans and 18-29 year olds, for a total of 150 black respondents and 201 18-29 year olds. The added interviews (commonly referred to as an "oversample") were completed to ensure there were enough respondents in each group for separate analysis; neither group was over-represented in the reported results. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa. | GRAPHIC: - Updated Jan. 20, 2009

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