Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 56%, Strongly Right Direction 15% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 10/17-10/20/10)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source GWU/Politico (Lake/Tarrance) [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Right Direction 15%
Right Direction 14%
Undecided 7%
Wrong Track 8%
Strongly Wrong Track 56%

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 42%
Republican 48%
Undecided 11%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 51%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strongly Favor 14%
2 Somewhat Favor 30%
3 Unsure 3%
4 Somewhat Oppose 13%
5 Strongly Oppose 40%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 21%
2 Republican 11%
3 Lean Republican 10%
4 independent 1%
5 Lean Democrat 7%
6 Democrat 19%
7 Strong Democrat 24%
Refused 1%
Undecided 1%