Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 28% (YouGov/Economist 3/31-4/3/12)

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 28%
2 Wrong Track 57%
3 Undecided 16%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Gingrich 38%
Obama I 51%
Other 6%
Undecided 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 36%
5 Undecided 7%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 15%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 48%
Undecided 17%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 41%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 383 Adults - Democrat
Approve 77%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 242 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 290 Adults - independent
Approve 37%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 13%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 14%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 13%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 12%
Other 12%
Paul 14%
Romney 29%
Santorum 26%
Undecided 6%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Obama I 47%
Other 5%
Romney 44%
Undecided 4%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Obama I 49%
Other 5%
Santorum 42%
Undecided 5%