Poll Update

Party Identification - independent 37%, Democrat 34% (Pew Research Center/PSRA 9/30-10/4/09)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Pew [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Party Identification

Asked of 1500 Adults
Republican 23%
Democrat 34%
independent 37%
No Preference 3%
Other 1%
Undecided 3%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 25%
Dissatisfied 67%
Undecided 7%

As of right now, do you generally favor or generally oppose the health care proposals being discussed in Congress?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Favor 34%
Oppose 47%
Undecided 19%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 36%
Undecided 12%
Asked of 473 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 10%
Asked of 365 Adults - Republican
Approve 20%
Disapprove 69%
Undecided 11%
Asked of 543 Adults - independent
Approve 49%
Disapprove 39%
Undecided 12%

How would you rate economic conditions in this country today… as excellent, good, only fair, or poor?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 1%
Good 8%
Only Fair 43%
Poor 48%
Undecided 1%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1500 Adults
Getting Better 25%
Staying the Same 40%
Getting Worse 30%
Undecided 4%