Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 26% (YouGov/Economist 3/17-3/20/12)

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 26%
2 Wrong Track 60%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 13%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 13%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favorable 36%
Unfavorable 49%
Undecided 15%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 372 Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 256 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 301 Adults - independent
Approve 41%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 22%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 9%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 21%
Other 10%
Paul 12%
Romney 31%
Santorum 23%
Undecided 3%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 49%
Other 5%
Romney 42%
Undecided 4%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 52%
Other 5%
Santorum 40%
Undecided 3%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Gingrich 38%
Obama I 51%
Other 7%
Undecided 4%