Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 61%, Right Direction 28% (YouGov/Economist 8/25-8/27/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.2 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 28%
2 Wrong Track 61%
3 Undecided 11%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 27%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 17%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 9%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 12%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Strongly Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 19%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 14%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 40%
5 Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Undecided 12%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 9%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 10%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 759 Registered Voters
Obama I 46%
Other 4%
Romney 47%
Undecided 4%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 36%
Not Voting 12%
Other 2%
Republican 34%
Undecided 17%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 41%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 375 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 7%