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. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Obama Job Approval - Health

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

Congress Job Approval

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

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

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

2012 National House Race

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

Obama Job Approval

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

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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