Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 62%, Right Direction 22% (YouGov/Economist 7/28-7/30/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.5 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 22%
2 Wrong Track 62%
3 Undecided 16%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 28%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 7%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 18%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 20%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 39%
5 Undecided 12%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 9%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 66%
Undecided 8%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 751 Registered Voters
Obama I 44%
Other 6%
Romney 46%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 997 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 411 Adults - Democrat
Approve 81%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 254 Adults - Republican
Approve 5%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 261 Adults - independent
Approve 32%
Disapprove 62%
Undecided 5%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 36%
Not Voting 11%
Other 3%
Republican 34%
Undecided 17%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 43%