Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 69%, Getting Better 13% (Rasmussen Reports 10/14-10/16/08)

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 69%
Staying the Same 12%
Undecided 6%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 31%
Good 5%
Poor 59%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 46%
Obama 50%