Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 43% (YouGov/Economist 9/22-9/24/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 38%
Wrong Track 53%
Undecided 9%

2) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 3%

3) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 36%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 37%
Undecided 2%

4) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 2%
Asked of Democrats
Approve 92%
Disapprove 7%
Undecided 1%
Asked of Republicans
Approve 6%
Disapprove 91%
Undecided 2%
Asked of independents
Approve 42%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 2%

5) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Undecided 3%

6) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 31%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 3%

7) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 8%
Disapprove 73%
Neither 15%
Undecided 4%

8) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 943 registered voters
Barack Obama 48%
Mitt Romney 43%
Other 6%
Undecided 3%