Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 43%, Getting Better 29% (Rasmussen Reports 8/21-8/23/09)

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 29%
Getting Worse 43%
Staying the Same 23%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 50%

US Economy - Excellent or Poor

Asked of 1500 Likely Voters
Excellent 2%
Fair 38%
Good 6%
Poor 52%