Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 71%, Getting Better 12% (Rasmussen Reports 9/18-9/20/08)

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 12%
Getting Worse 71%
Staying the Same 11%
Undecided 6%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 25%
Good 10%
Poor 60%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 47%
Obama 48%