Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 45%, Strongly Right Direction 23% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 7/19-7/23/09)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source GWU (Lake/Tarrance) [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Right Direction 23%
Right Direction 15%
Undecided 11%
Wrong Track 6%
Strongly Wrong Track 45%

If the election for CONGRESS were being held today, and you had to make a choice, would you be voting for -- (ROTATE) – • the Republican candidate or • the Democrat candidate, in your Congressional district? Republican..

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 43%
Republican 40%
Undecided 17%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 34%
Undecided 9%
Disapprove 57%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 53%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 61%
Unfavorable 36%
Undecided 3%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 42%
Not Heard Enough 2%
Undecided 9%
Unfavorable 47%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 17%
2 Republican 11%
3 Lean Republican 9%
4 independent 19%
5 Lean Democrat 8%
6 Democrat 8%
7 Strong Democrat 26%
Undecided 1%