Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 50%, Right Direction 15% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 9/7-9/9/10)

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 13%
Right Direction 15%
Undecided 10%
Wrong Track 13%
Strongly Wrong Track 50%

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 43%
Undecided 15%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 25%
Undecided 11%
Disapprove 63%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 45%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 7%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 53%
Unfavorable 44%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 17%
2 Republican 9%
3 Lean Republican 15%
4 independent 7%
5 Lean Democrat 11%
6 Democrat 10%
7 Strong Democrat 21%
Refused 4%
Undecided 7%