Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 62%, Getting Better 18% (Rasmussen Reports 8/31-9/2/08)

Population 3,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±2.0 percentage points
Polling Method Automated Phone
Source Rasmussen
This poll asked respondents 3 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse these days?

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Getting Better 18%
Getting Worse 62%
Staying the Same 16%
Undecided 4%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 4%
Fair 62%
Good 15%
Poor 49%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 45%
Obama 50%