Barbour at 1 percent in Washington Post/ABC Poll

27. (ASKED OF REPUBLICANS AND GOP-LEANING INDEPENDENTS) If the 2012 Republican presidential primary or caucus in your state were being held today, and the candidates were (READ LIST) for whom would you vote?

7/18/09
Mike Huckabee 26
Mitt Romney 21
Sarah Palin 19
Newt Gingrich 10
Tim Pawlenty 4
Jeb Bush 3
Haley Barbour 1
Bobby Jindal (vol.) 2
Charlie Crist (vol.) *
Other (vol.) 2
None of these (vol.) 5
Would not vote (vol.) 1
No opinion 6

2. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling [ITEM]? Do you approve/disapprove strongly or somewhat?

7/18/09 – Summary Table*
——– Approve ——– ——- Disapprove —— No
NET Strongly Somewhat NET Somewhat Strongly op.
a. The economy 52 29 23 46 10 35 3
b. Health care 49 25 24 44 11 33 7
c. The federal
budget deficit 43 19 24 49 11 38 8
d. Unemployment 52 26 26 42 11 31 6
e. The situation
in Afghanistan 62 33 29 30 13 17 8

WaPo/ABC Poll
7/24/9