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 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 53%
Right Direction 34%
Undecided 13%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 37%
Very Favorable 33%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 7%
Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 37%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 6%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Unfavorable 33%
Strongly Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Undecided 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 32%
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 49%
Approve 48%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 368 Democrats
Approve 88%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 244 Republicans
Disapprove 96%
Approve 4%
Asked of 284 independents
Disapprove 51%
Approve 46%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Strongly Approve 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 69%
Neither 15%
Approve 9%
Undecided 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 43%
Republican 36%
Undecided 12%
Not Voting 7%
Other 3%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 818 registered voters
Barack Obama I 49%
Mitt Romney 45%
Other 4%
Undecided 2%