Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 8/4-8/6/12)

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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 25%
Wrong Track 60%
Undecided 15%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Undecided 6%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 11%

4) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 14%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 10%

5) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 10%

6) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 8%
Disapprove 66%
Neither 17%
Undecided 9%

7) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 733 registered voters
Barack Obama 46%
Mitt Romney 45%
Other 4%
Undecided 4%

8) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 35%
Republican 33%
Not Voting 11%
Other 3%
Undecided 17%

9) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 379 Democrats
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 230 Republicans
Approve 6%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 284 independents
Approve 39%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 5%

10) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Favorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 45%