Thumbs Down From Predominantly Muslim Nations
Confidence in Obama is much weaker in the six predominantly Muslim countries surveyed and there is limited support for his re-election. The lowest percentage is in Pakistan, where just 7% say Obama should be re-elected. Similarly, few in Egypt, a country in the midst of great change, support his re-election.
The survey was conducted prior to the completion of the Republican nomination process, so the question did not mention GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Question read, “Would you like U.S. President Barack Obama to be re-elected or not?”