Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 67%, Staying the Same 14% (Rasmussen Reports 10/20-10/22/08)

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 67%
Staying the Same 14%
Undecided 6%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 25%
Good 5%
Poor 64%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 3000 Likely Voters
McCain 45%
Obama 52%