Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 62%, Right Direction 22% (YouGov/Economist 8/11-8/13/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 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 17%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 28%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 17%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 13%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Strongly Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 30%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Undecided 16%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 21%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 41%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Undecided 11%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 850 Registered Voters
Obama I 47%
Other 3%
Romney 44%
Undecided 6%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 37%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Republican 35%
Undecided 16%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 11%
Neither 19%
Disapprove 61%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 392 Adults - Democrat
Approve 79%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 5%