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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

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

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

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

2012 National House Race

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

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

Obama Job Approval

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