Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Staying the Same 46%, Getting Better 27% (CBS/Times 6/12-6/16/09)

Population 895 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times
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 895 Adults
Getting Better 27%
Getting Worse 25%
Staying the Same 46%
Undecided 2%

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 895 Adults
Fairly Bad 48%
Fairly Good 14%
Undecided 1%
Very Bad 36%
Very Good 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 895 Adults
Approve 63%
Disapprove 26%
Undecided 11%
Asked of 301 Adults - Democrat
Approve 92%
Disapprove 4%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 284 Adults - Republican
Approve 23%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 14%
Asked of 310 Adults - independent
Approve 58%
Disapprove 25%
Undecided 17%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 895 Adults
Right Direction 44%
Wrong Track 50%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 895 Adults
Approve 57%
Disapprove 35%
Undecided 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 895 Adults
Republican 24%
Democrat 38%
independent 31%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 895 Adults
Approve 59%
Disapprove 23%
Undecided 18%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 895 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 34%
Undecided 22%