Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 52%, Right Direction 40% (Democracy Corps 9/12-9/16/09)

Population 1,200 Likely Voters
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Democracy Corps (D)
This poll asked respondents 5 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Right Direction 40%
Wrong Track 52%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 34%

I know it is a long way off, but thinking about the elections in 2010, if the election for U.S. Congress were held today, would you be voting for (DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CANDIDATE) or (REPUBLICAN HOUSE CANDIDATE)?

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Democrat 47%
Neither 2%
Republican 41%
Undecided 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
1 Strong Democrat 28%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 9%
4 independent 9%
5 Lean Republican 11%
6 Republican 14%
7 Strong Republican 18%
9 Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1200 Likely Voters
Approve 52%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Approve 87%
Disapprove 8%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Approve 16%
Disapprove 77%
Undecided 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 9%