Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 78%, Getting Better 15% (Gallup 11/13-11/16/08)

Population 1,009 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 1009 Adults
Getting Better 15%
Getting Worse 78%
Staying the Same 5%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1009 Adults
Republican 26%
independent 35%
Democrat 39%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1009 Adults
Approve 19%
Disapprove 74%
Undecided 7%