Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 78%, Staying the Same 10% (Rasmussen Reports 10/3-10/5/08)

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 8%
Getting Worse 78%
Staying the Same 10%
Undecided 5%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 2%
Fair 28%
Good 6%
Poor 62%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 44%
Obama 52%