Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 29% (YouGov/Economist 10/16-10/19/10)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.4 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 29%
2 Wrong Track 57%
3 Undecided 13%

If the 2010 elections for U.S. Congress were being held today, who would you vote for in the district where you live?

Asked of 742 Likely Voters
Democrat 41%
Lean Democrat 3%
Lean Republican 3%
Republican 49%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 393 Adults - Democrat
Approve 79%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 238 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 91%
Asked of 302 Adults - independent
Approve 35%
Disapprove 59%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 10%
Neither 12%
Disapprove 68%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 22%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 45%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 44%
Undecided 6%