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 Presidential Job Approval
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        % % %
President Start Date End Date Approving Disapproving unsure/no data
Ronald Reagan 12/27/1988 12/29/1988 63 29 8
  11/11/1988 11/14/1988 56 35 8
  09/09/1988 09/11/1988 53 37 9
  07/01/1988 07/07/1988 50 35 14
  05/13/1988 05/15/1988 49 37 12
  03/08/1988 03/12/1988 51 36 11
  03/10/1988 03/10/1988 51 41 6
  02/04/1988 02/04/1988 52 36 10
  12/15/1987 12/15/1987 51 35 12
  12/08/1987 12/11/1987 61 32 6
  11/06/1987 11/06/1987 52 38 9
  10/23/1987 10/26/1987 50 40 8
  10/23/1987 10/26/1987 50 40 8
  10/22/1987 10/23/1987 48 38 12
  10/07/1987 10/09/1987 47 41 11
  09/25/1987 10/04/1987 51 38 10
  09/02/1987 09/03/1987 51 36 11
  08/24/1987 09/02/1987 48 42 8
  07/10/1987 07/13/1987 48 43 8
  07/09/1987 07/10/1987 50 39 10
  06/01/1987 06/01/1987 45 40 14
  05/17/1987 05/18/1987 49 42 8
  04/29/1987 04/30/1987 47 44 8
  04/10/1987 04/13/1987 48 43 8
  03/14/1987 03/18/1987 46 43 9
  03/05/1987 03/06/1987 46 45 8
  02/27/1987 02/27/1987 40 52 7
  01/28/1987 01/29/1987 49 40 9
  01/16/1987 01/19/1987 48 42 8
  01/07/1987 01/08/1987 52 36 10
  12/04/1986 12/05/1986 47 43 8
  12/04/1986 12/05/1986 47 43 8
  10/01/1986 10/02/1986 64 28 7
  09/13/1986 09/17/1986 62 26 10
  08/20/1986 08/21/1986 63 28 7
  07/31/1986 07/31/1986 59 28 12
  07/11/1986 07/14/1986 63 27 8
  07/01/1986 07/02/1986 67 22 9
  06/09/1986 06/16/1986 67 23 9
  04/30/1986 05/01/1986 67 21 10
  04/11/1986 04/20/1986 61 28 9
  04/17/1986 04/18/1986 67 20 12
  04/11/1986 04/14/1986 61 28 9
  03/26/1986 03/27/1986 63 24 12
  03/04/1986 03/10/1986 63 25 11
  01/29/1986 01/30/1986 71 19 8
  01/10/1986 01/13/1986 63 27 9
  11/19/1985 11/19/1985 66 26 7
  11/11/1985 11/18/1985 65 23 10
  11/13/1985 11/14/1985 69 23 6
  10/11/1985 10/14/1985 62 29 8
  08/27/1985 08/28/1985 61 29 9
  08/13/1985 08/14/1985 65 25 8
  08/01/1985 08/02/1985 62 24 13
  07/17/1985 07/18/1985 67 20 11
  07/12/1985 07/15/1985 62 28 9
  06/20/1985 06/21/1985 65 25 9
  06/07/1985 06/10/1985 57 32 9
  05/17/1985 05/20/1985 55 36 8
  04/26/1985 04/26/1985 54 32 12
  04/12/1985 04/15/1985 52 37 10
  03/08/1985 03/11/1985 55 37 7
  02/28/1985 03/01/1985 57 30 11
  02/15/1985 02/18/1985 59 31 9
  01/25/1985 01/28/1985 63 28 7
  01/11/1985 01/14/1985 61 29 9
  01/03/1985 01/04/1985 59 29 11
  12/07/1984 12/10/1984 59 31 9
  11/30/1984 12/03/1984 61 30 7
  11/09/1984 11/12/1984 61 30 8
  10/26/1984 10/29/1984 58 32 8
  09/28/1984 10/01/1984 53 35 10
  09/21/1984 09/24/1984 56 36 6
  09/07/1984 09/09/1984 56 35 7
  08/10/1984 08/12/1984 53 38 8
  07/27/1984 07/30/1984 51 36 11
  07/13/1984 07/16/1984 55 34 9
  07/12/1984 07/13/1984 51 38 10
  07/06/1984 07/09/1984 53 35 10
  06/29/1984 07/02/1984 53 36 10
  06/22/1984 06/22/1984 54 36 9
  06/01/1984 06/03/1984 52 36 11
  05/18/1984 05/21/1984 53 38 8
  05/09/1984 05/10/1984 49 38 11
  04/25/1984 04/26/1984 48 38 13
  04/06/1984 04/09/1984 54 36 9
  03/16/1984 03/19/1984 53 38 7
  03/01/1984 03/02/1984 52 35 12
  02/10/1984 02/13/1984 55 35 8
  01/30/1984 02/06/1984 52 37 9
  01/27/1984 01/30/1984 55 36 8
  01/13/1984 01/16/1984 52 37 9
  12/09/1983 12/12/1983 53 37 8
  11/18/1983 11/21/1983 52 37 10
  10/07/1983 10/14/1983 45 43 10
  09/13/1983 09/13/1983 47 42 10
  09/09/1983 09/12/1983 47 41 10
  08/19/1983 08/22/1983 42 46 11
  08/12/1983 08/15/1983 43 44 11
  08/05/1983 08/08/1983 43 46 9
  07/29/1983 08/02/1983 44 42 13
  07/22/1983 07/25/1983 42 46 10
  06/24/1983 06/27/1983 46 43 9
  06/10/1983 06/13/1983 43 45 11
  05/20/1983 05/23/1983 45 42 11
  05/13/1983 05/16/1983 43 45 11
  04/29/1983 05/02/1983 42 46 10
  04/15/1983 04/18/1983 40 49 10
  03/11/1983 03/14/1983 40 49 10
  01/28/1983 01/31/1983 35 56 8
  01/21/1983 01/24/1983 37 52 9
  01/11/1983 01/11/1983 36 54 9
  12/10/1982 12/13/1982 41 50 8
  11/19/1982 11/22/1982 43 46 9
  11/05/1982 11/08/1982 42 47 10
  10/15/1982 10/18/1982 41 47 10
  09/17/1982 09/20/1982 42 47 9
  08/24/1982 08/24/1982 41 45 12
  08/13/1982 08/16/1982 40 48 10
  07/30/1982 08/02/1982 40 46 12
  07/23/1982 07/26/1982 42 46 11
  06/25/1982 06/28/1982 44 45 10
  06/11/1982 06/14/1982 44 45 9
  05/14/1982 05/17/1982 44 44 10
  04/30/1982 05/03/1982 44 45 9
  04/23/1982 04/26/1982 43 47 9
  04/02/1982 04/05/1982 45 46 8
  03/12/1982 03/15/1982 46 44 9
  02/05/1982 02/08/1982 46 43 10
  01/22/1982 01/25/1982 47 41 11
  01/05/1982 01/05/1982 49 39 11
  12/11/1981 12/14/1981 48 41 10
  11/20/1981 11/23/1981 54 36 8
  11/13/1981 11/16/1981 48 40 10
  10/30/1981 11/03/1981 54 34 11
  09/18/1981 09/21/1981 51 37 10
  08/14/1981 08/17/1981 59 29 10
  07/31/1981 08/03/1981 59 28 12
  07/24/1981 07/27/1981 55 30 13
  07/17/1981 07/20/1981 59 29 10
  06/26/1981 06/29/1981 57 30 12
  06/16/1981 06/16/1981 58 28 12
  06/05/1981 06/08/1981 58 28 12
  05/08/1981 05/11/1981 68 21 11
  04/10/1981 04/13/1981 66 19 13
  03/31/1981 03/31/1981 66 18 15
  02/13/1981 02/16/1981 55 17 26
  01/30/1981 02/02/1981 51 13 36

Question: Do you approve or disapprove of the way [first & last name] is handling his job as President?
data adapted from the Gallup Poll and compiled by Gerhard Peters

* NOTE: The Gallup organization suspended polling on Monday October 29, 2012 due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

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