In a poll recently taken of 800 Georgians, 53 percent approved of Gov. Sonny Perdue's job performance, 36 percent disapproved and 11 percent were undecided.
Asked about President Barack Obama's job performance, 49 percent approved, 43 percent disapproved and 9 percent were undecided.
When Republicans were surveyed about their choice for governor, John Oxendine was favored by 35 percent, Karen Handel 13 percent, Nathan Deal 12 percent, Eric Johnson 4 percent, Ray McBerry 2 percent, Austin Scott 2 percent and 32 percent were undecided.
When Democrats were surveyed about their choice for governor, Roy Barnes was favored by 49 percent, Thurbert Baker 30 percent, David Poythress 5 percent, Dubose Porter 2 percent and 14 percent were undecided.
The poll was conducted by Strategic Vision, LLC, a public relations and public affairs agency.