Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 41% (YouGov/Economist 2/18-2/21/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.7 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 49%
Other 5%
Romney 41%
Undecided 5%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 29%
2 Wrong Track 56%
3 Undecided 15%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 374 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 268 Adults - Republican
Approve 8%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 284 Adults - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 14%
Disapprove 69%
Undecided 9%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 16%
Other 7%
Paul 10%
Romney 25%
Santorum 34%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Gingrich 36%
Obama I 52%
Other 6%
Undecided 6%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 51%
Other 4%
Santorum 41%
Undecided 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 29%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 8%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 26%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 15%