Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 49%, Strongly Right Direction 21% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 4/5-4/8/10)

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 21%
Right Direction 15%
Undecided 9%
Wrong Track 6%
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 40%
Republican 41%
Undecided 18%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 25%
Undecided 8%
Disapprove 68%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 54%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 5%
Never Heard of 0%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strongly Favor 26%
2 Somewhat Favor 18%
3 Unsure 4%
4 Somewhat Oppose 9%
5 Strongly Oppose 43%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 19%
2 Republican 8%
3 Lean Republican 13%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Democrat 9%
6 Democrat 12%
7 Strong Democrat 21%
Undecided 1%