Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 54%, Right Direction 38% (NPR 7/22-7/26/09)

Population 850 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.4 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NPR [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Right Direction 38%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Approve 53%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Approve 33%
Disapprove 61%
Undecided 6%

Well, if the election for Congress were held today and you had to decide right now in your own district where you live which candidate would you lean...(ROTATE) the Republican candidate ...or… the Democratic candidate...in this district?

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Democrat 42%
Republican 43%
Undecided 3%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Excellent 1%
Good 8%
Not So Good 42%
Poor 49%
Undecided 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
7 Strong Democrat 26%
6 Democrat 12%
5 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 7%
3 Lean Republican 12%
2 Republican 13%
1 Strong Republican 19%
Undecided 1%

As you may have heard, President Obama and the Democrats in Congress are preparing a plan to change the health care system. From what you have heard about this plan, do you favor or oppose Obama and the Democrats' health care proposal?

Asked of 850 Likely Voters
Strongly Favor 25%
Somewhat Favor 17%
Somewhat Oppose 8%
Strongly Oppose 39%
Undecided 11%