Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 76%, Staying the Same 10% (Rasmussen Reports 10/10-10/12/08)

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 76%
Staying the Same 10%
Undecided 6%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 23%
Good 6%
Poor 67%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 45%
Obama 50%