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Gallup: Obama Has 45.8 Percent Average Fifth-Year Job Approval

PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) — President Barack Obama averaged 45.8 percent job approval rating during his fifth year in office, down more than 2 percentage points from 2012, Gallup said.

Obama’s fifth year began strongly with consistent majority approval, but declined over the course of 2013, results of the Gallup poll released Tuesday indicated.

Historically, Obama’s fifth-year approval average is in the lower range, similar to President George W. Bush’s 45.7 percent, but lower than those for Presidents Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, the Princeton, N.J., polling agency said.

In the 20th quarter of Obama’s Presidency — Oct. 20, 2013 to Jan. 19, 2014 — Obama averaged 41.2 percent job approval, slightly above his worst quarter — the 11th of his Presidency — in which an average 41 percent of Americans said they approved.

Results for Obama’s fifth year in office are based on nationwide telephone interviews with 179,032 adults conducted Jan. 20, 2013 and Jan. 19, 2014 as part of the Gallup Daily tracking survey. The margin of error is 1 percentage point.

Results for the 20th quarter poll are based on nationwide telephone interviews with 42,335 adults conducted Oct. 20, 2013 to Jan. 19, 2014. The margin of error is 1 percentage point.

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