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 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 25%
2 Wrong Track 60%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 17%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 12%
4 Strongly Disapprove 40%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

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

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 733 Registered Voters
Obama I 46%
Other 4%
Romney 45%
Undecided 4%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 35%
Not Voting 11%
Other 3%
Republican 33%
Undecided 17%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 379 Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 230 Adults - Republican
Approve 6%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 2%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 45%