Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 53%, Right Direction 34% (YouGov/Economist 9/8-9/10/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.9 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 34%
2 Wrong Track 53%
3 Undecided 13%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 33%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 7%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 20%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 6%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 13%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 368 Adults - Democrat
Approve 88%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 244 Adults - Republican
Approve 4%
Disapprove 96%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 19%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 11%
4 Strongly Disapprove 39%
5 Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 9%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 69%
Undecided 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 43%
Not Voting 7%
Other 3%
Republican 36%
Undecided 12%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 818 Registered Voters
Obama I 49%
Other 4%
Romney 45%
Undecided 2%