Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 62%, Right Direction 21% (YouGov/Economist 8/18-8/20/12)

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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 21%
Wrong Track 62%
Undecided 17%

2) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 13%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Undecided 14%

3) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 14%

4) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 7%
Disapprove 64%
Neither 19%
Undecided 10%

5) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 34%
Republican 35%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Undecided 17%

6) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 7%

7) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 15%

8) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 703 registered voters
Barack Obama 45%
Mitt Romney 45%
Other 4%
Undecided 5%

9) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Favorable 22%
Strongly Unfavorable 29%
Undecided 23%

10) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 999 adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 363 Democrats
Approve 73%
Disapprove 22%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 259 Republicans
Approve 5%
Disapprove 93%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 310 independents
Approve 37%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 7%

11) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 16%