Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 83%, Getting Better 10% (USA Today/Gallup 10/3-10/5/08)

Population 3,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 3000 Adults
Getting Better 10%
Getting Worse 83%
Staying the Same 5%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 3000 Adults
Republican 27%
independent 38%
Democrat 33%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 3000 Adults
Favorable 51%
Not Heard Enough 2%
Undecided 6%
Unfavorable 41%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1011 Likely Voters
Favorable 62%
Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 3%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 3000 Adults
Approve 18%
Disapprove 77%
Undecided 5%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 3000 Adults
Satisfied 9%
Dissatisfied 90%
Undecided 1%

Pres (43) Bush - Job Approval

Asked of 1011 Likely Voters
Approve 25%
Disapprove 70%
Undecided 6%