Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 43%, Romney 44% (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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 27%
Wrong Track 57%
Undecided 16%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 5%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 11%

4) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 14%
Somewhat Approve 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Undecided 11%

5) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 8%

6) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 8%
Disapprove 67%
Neither 17%
Undecided 8%

7) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of registered voters
Barack Obama 43%
Mitt Romney 44%
Other 6%
Undecided 8%

8) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 37%
Republican 33%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Undecided 18%

9) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 14%

10) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 12%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Strongly Favorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 42%

11) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 999 adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 373 Democrats
Approve 76%
Disapprove 20%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 263 Republicans
Approve 9%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 278 independents
Approve 42%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 6%