Poll Update

US Economy - Excellent or Poor - Poor 45%, Only Fair 42% (Gallup 5/3-5/5/09)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

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

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 2%
Good 11%
Only Fair 42%
Poor 45%
Undecided 1%

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 37%
Getting Worse 57%
Staying the Same 5%
Undecided 2%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 35%
Dissatisfied 62%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Adults
Approve 66%
Disapprove 27%