Obama's Approval Better Than Carter or George H.W. Bush
Gallup - 07/23/2012
Gallup polling has released the 14th quarter approval averages for President Obama. Obama's average job approval hovers around 46.8% and continues to climb slowly. This average is far above the 40% approval ratings for George H.W Bush and President Carter, who were denied a second term. Although it is still below the 50% approval rating that generally guarantees a second presidental term.