Poll Update

Party Identification - independent 36%, Democrat 35% (ABC News/Washington Post 1/13-1/16/09)

Population 1,079 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ABC/Post
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Party Identification

Asked of 1079 Adults
Democrat 35%
Republican 23%
independent 36%
Other 5%
Undecided 1%

Would you describe the state of the nation’s economy these days as excellent, good, not so good, or poor?

Asked of 1079 Adults
Excellent 1%
Good 5%
Not So Good 32%
Poor 62%
Undecided 0%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1079 Adults
Favorable 79%
Unfavorable 18%
Undecided 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1079 Adults
Right Direction 19%
Undecided 3%
Wrong Track 78%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1079 Adults
Approve 80%
Disapprove 15%
Undecided 5%