Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Strongly Wrong Track 55%, Strongly Right Direction 18% (Lake Research/Tarrance Group 9/19-9/22/10)

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 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Right Direction 18%
Right Direction 12%
Undecided 7%
Wrong Track 8%
Strongly Wrong Track 55%

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 47%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 28%
Undecided 6%
Disapprove 66%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 3%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 45%
Not Heard Enough 15%
Undecided 12%
Unfavorable 28%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 49%
Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 12%
Not Heard Enough 15%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 44%
Not Heard Enough 5%
Undecided 2%
Unfavorable 49%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 54%
Unfavorable 45%
Undecided 2%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strongly Favor 18%
2 Somewhat Favor 24%
3 Unsure 4%
4 Somewhat Oppose 13%
5 Strongly Oppose 41%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
1 Strong Republican 24%
2 Republican 11%
3 Lean Republican 6%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Democrat 7%
6 Democrat 9%
7 Strong Democrat 26%
Refused 1%
Undecided 1%