Obama's job approval over time
  Approve Disapprove Undecided
September 2016 50% 44% 6%
September 2014 40 52 8
February 2014 43 50 7
June 2013 47 43 10
October 2012 48 44 8
September 2012 48 47 5
October 2010 51 39 10
July 2010 44 44 12
September 2009 51 34 14
April 2009 62 25 13
(Note: Sept. 2009 results do not equal 100% due to rounding.)
Current poll: Do you approve or disapprove of Barack Obama's job performance as president?
  Approve Disapprove Not sure
Total 50% 44% 6%
Clinton voters 95 1 4
Trump voters 4 95 1
Johnson/Stein/Undecided voters 37 42 21
Men 45 52 3
Women 54 38 8
Democrats 88 6 6
Republicans 11 84 5
Independents/Other 42 50 8
18-34 62 32 6
35-49 48 45 7
50-64 46 51 3
65+ 51 41 8
Under $50,000 57 37 6
$50,000 and over 46 48 6
Hennepin/Ramsey counties 60 33 7
Rest of Twin Cities suburbs 47 48 5
Rest of state 44 50 6
DEMOGRAPHICS
  # of respondents    
In terms of your political party identification, do you generally consider yourself DFL or Democrat, Republican or an independent?
DFL/Democrat 230 37%  
Republican 184 29%  
Independent/Other 211 34%  
In the last presidential election, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Obama 305 49%  
Romney 265 42%  
Did Not Vote 55 9%  
AGE:
18-34 87 15%  
35-49 208 33%  
50-64 203 32%  
65+ 125 20%  
Refused 2 -  
INCOME:
<$25,000 94 (15%)  
$25,000-$49,999 90 (14%)  
$50,000-$74,999 104 (17%)  
$75,000-$99,999 86 (14%)  
$100,000+ 118 (19%)  
Refused 133 (21%)  
GENDER:
Male 306 (49%)  
Female 319 (51%)  
REGION:
Hennepin/Ramsey 200 (32%)  
Rest of Suburbs 180 (29%)  
Rest of State 245 (39%)  
Source: Star Tribune Minnesota Poll, Sept. 12-14, 2016; 625 Minnesota likely voters; +/-4.0 margin of error.