Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Unfavorable 38%, Very Favorable 26% (YouGov/Economist 5/12-5/14/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.7 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 9%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 27%
2 Wrong Track 54%
3 Undecided 19%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 13%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 8%
Asked of Adults - Republican
Approve 7%
Disapprove 91%
Undecided 2%
Asked of Adults - independent
Approve 39%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 41%
5 Undecided 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 9%
Neither 18%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 7%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 715 Registered Voters
Obama I 42%
Other 5%
Romney 46%
Undecided 7%