UNF Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Michael Binder and Chair of the Department Political Science Dr. Matthew Corrigan, as well as approximately 180 UNF political science students conducted a poll to guage presidential approval ratings.
President Barack Obama and republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney each received 43 percent of results, according to the survey.
Obama’s approval rating in Jacksonville is at 48 percent, up from 41 percent in March.
Gov. Rick Scott and Mayor Alvin Brown have also experienced jumps in approval ratings, with Scott up to 48 percent from 41 percent in March and Brown up to 75 percent from 63 percent in November 2011.
The survey included 709 Duval County registered voters, and had a margin of error of +/- 3.59 percent.