Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 65%, Staying the Same 17% (Rasmussen Reports 9/14-9/16/08)

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 13%
Getting Worse 65%
Staying the Same 17%
Undecided 5%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 4%
Fair 26%
Good 5%
Poor 63%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 48%
Obama 47%