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 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 58%
Right Direction 27%
Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 35%
Very Favorable 28%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Undecided 7%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 32%
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Strongly Approve 15%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Undecided 11%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 63%
Neither 16%
Approve 13%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 742 registered voters
Barack Obama I 47%
Mitt Romney 44%
Undecided 5%
Other 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 50%
Approve 45%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 401 Democrats
Approve 82%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 251 Republicans
Disapprove 90%
Approve 9%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 277 independents
Disapprove 53%
Approve 42%
Undecided 6%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 38%
Republican 34%
Undecided 14%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 43%
Strongly Unfavorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Strongly Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%