Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 46%, Getting Better 27% (Rasmussen Reports 5/3-5/5/09)

Population 1,500 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 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 1500 Likely Voters
Getting Better 27%
Getting Worse 46%
Staying the Same 20%
Undecided 7%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Excellent 3%
Fair 39%
Good 5%
Poor 50%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Approve 57%
Disapprove 43%