Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 54%, Right Direction 31% (YouGov/Economist 3/10-3/13/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.7 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 31%
2 Wrong Track 54%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 32%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 8%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 26%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 15%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favorable 36%
Unfavorable 46%
Undecided 18%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 372 Adults - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 15%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 249 Adults - Republican
Approve 5%
Disapprove 93%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 292 Adults - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 17%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 11%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 11%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 7%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 12%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 21%
Other 8%
Paul 10%
Romney 28%
Santorum 24%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 48%
Other 3%
Romney 44%
Undecided 4%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Gingrich 41%
Obama I 51%
Other 3%
Undecided 5%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 50%
Other 4%
Santorum 43%
Undecided 4%