What Kind of Information Does the Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll Provide?


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The Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll provides details about the current approval rating for the President according to results from registered voters participating in its various surveys and polls, including distinctions for those who strongly agree or disagree with the administration's actions. It also offers news about the President's actions, updates on relevant political events and charts on historic approval ratings, as of 2016.

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Viewers looking at the Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll on RasmussenReports.com are able to see a graph that shows the overall approval rating of the President as a percent of voters who are either in favor of or against the cumulative efforts. The daily poll page also features a written summary of the results, offering comparisons between the approval and disapproval ratings and details about other topics relevant to the President. These topics may not feature graphs or charts, with the statistics instead appearing in the written portion of the page.

Information in the poll comes from a combination of automated landline telephone surveys and online polls totaling approximately 1,500 voters likely to participate in the electoral process. The company collects the information nightly and averages results over a rolling three-day period. Rasmussen also updates the questions in its surveys periodically to reflect current political trends, such as inquiring about voter approval on new laws or opinions on presidential candidates.

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