Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 27% (YouGov/Economist 7/7-7/9/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.2 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 27%
2 Wrong Track 57%
3 Undecided 16%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
4 Very Unfavorable 40%
5 Undecided 5%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 16%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 19%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 41%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Obama I 43%
Other 6%
Romney 44%
Undecided 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 37%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Republican 33%
Undecided 18%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 14%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 12%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Strongly Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 42%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 999 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 373 Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 20%
Undecided 4%