Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 80%, Getting Better 14% (Gallup 11/16-11/18/08)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 3 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Getting Better 14%
Getting Worse 80%
Staying the Same 3%
Undecided 3%

How would you rate economic conditions in this country today -- as excellent, good, only fair, or poor?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 1%
Good 7%
Only Fair 32%
Poor 58%
Undecided 1%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 13%
Dissatisfied 85%