WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama's approval rating is hovering at or just above the 50 percent mark, according to the three most recent national surveys.
The latest edition of Gallup's daily tracking poll, released Thursday afternoon, indicates that 53 percent of Americans give Obama a thumbs-up on the job he's doing in the White House, with four in 10 saying they disapprove of his performance.
According to a Quinnipiac University national survey released Thursday morning, the president's approval rating stands at 50 percent, with 41 percent disapproval..
Fifty-six percent approve of the job Obama's doing according to a AP-GfK poll released Wednesday night. Thirty-nine percent of Americans questioned in that survey disapprove.
The Gallup tracking poll was conducted October 5-7, with approximately 1,500 people questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted September 29-October 5, with 2,630 people questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus 1.9 percentage points. The AP-GfK poll was conducted October 1-5, with 1,003 people questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.
CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report