Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 56%, Right Direction 37% (CBS/Times 12/4-12/8/09)

Population 1,031 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS/Times
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1031 Adults
Right Direction 37%
Wrong Track 56%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1031 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1031 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 8%

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

Asked of 1031 Adults
Getting Better 29%
Getting Worse 23%
Staying the Same 47%
Undecided 1%

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 1031 Adults
Fairly Bad 44%
Fairly Good 20%
Undecided 1%
Very Bad 33%
Very Good 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1031 Adults
Republican 27%
Democrat 36%
independent 37%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1031 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 39%
Undecided 11%
Asked of 363 Adults - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 291 Adults - Republican
Approve 19%
Disapprove 70%
Undecided 11%
Asked of 377 Adults - independent
Approve 43%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 16%