Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 58%, Right Direction 27% (YouGov/Economist 7/14-7/16/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 27%
2 Wrong Track 58%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 28%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 35%
5 Undecided 7%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 20%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 12%
4 Strongly Disapprove 39%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 11%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 13%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 742 Registered Voters
Obama I 47%
Other 4%
Romney 44%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 401 Adults - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 251 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 1%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 38%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Republican 34%
Undecided 14%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 13%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Strongly Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 43%