Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 44% (YouGov/Economist 9/29-10/1/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.7 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Strongly Favorable 28%
Strongly Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 14%

2) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 19%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Undecided 8%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 9%

4) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 33%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 13%

5) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 3%

6) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 32%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Undecided 5%

7) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 10%

8) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 27%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 8%

9) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 9%
Disapprove 72%
Neither 13%
Undecided 6%

10) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 785 likely voters
Barack Obama 49%
Mitt Romney 44%
Other 5%
Undecided 2%

11) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 785 likely voters
Democrat 43%
Republican 43%
Not Voting 0%
Other 2%
Undecided 13%