Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 76%, Staying the Same 20% (CBS 9/27-9/30/08)

Population 1,113 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS News
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Do you think the economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?

Asked of Likely Voters
Getting Better 2%
Getting Worse 76%
Staying the Same 20%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1113 Registered Voters
Republican 28%
Democrat 34%
independent 29%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1113 Registered Voters
Favorable 32%
Not Heard Enough 21%
Refused 0%
Undecided 15%
Unfavorable 33%

How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad, or very bad?

Asked of Likely Voters
Fairly Bad 37%
Fairly Good 10%
Undecided 1%
Very Bad 52%
Very Good 0%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of Likely Voters
Favorable 48%
Haven't heard enough 3%
Undecided 17%
Unfavorable 32%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of Likely Voters
Approve 15%
Disapprove 72%
Undecided 13%

Pres (43) Bush - Job Approval

Asked of Likely Voters
Approve 22%
Disapprove 70%
Undecided 8%

2008 National General Election

Asked of Likely Voters
McCain 41%
Obama 50%
Other 1%
Won't Vote/Undecided 8%