Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 64%, Getting Better 17% (Rasmussen Reports 8/30-9/1/08)

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 17%
Getting Worse 64%
Staying the Same 15%
Undecided 4%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 32%
Good 13%
Poor 50%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 45%
Obama 51%