Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 49%, Strongly Right Direction 20% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 12/6-12/10/09)

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 20%
Right Direction 14%
Undecided 9%
Wrong Track 8%
Strongly Wrong Track 49%

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 41%
Republican 42%
Undecided 18%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 24%
Undecided 8%
Disapprove 68%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 57%
Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 3%
Never Heard of 0%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 45%
Not Heard Enough 3%
Undecided 7%
Unfavorable 46%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 18%
2 Republican 9%
3 Lean Republican 10%
4 independent 20%
5 Lean Democrat 7%
6 Democrat 10%
7 Strong Democrat 26%
Refused 1%
Undecided 0%