Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 56%, Right Direction 35% (YouGov/Economist 10/6-10/8/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±5.0 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 35%
2 Wrong Track 56%
3 Undecided 9%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 33%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 7%
4 Very Unfavorable 40%
5 Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 5%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 29%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Strongly Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 12%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 35%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 20%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 6%
4 Strongly Disapprove 43%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 10%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 68%
Undecided 6%

2012 National House Race

Asked of Likely Voters
Democrat 46%
Not Voting 1%
Other 2%
Republican 41%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Adults - Democrat
Approve 91%
Disapprove 6%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 2%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 763 Likely Voters
Obama I 49%
Other 3%
Romney 46%
Undecided 2%