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 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 56%
Right Direction 35%
Undecided 9%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 40%
Very Favorable 33%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 7%
Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 34%
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 5%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Unfavorable 32%
Strongly Favorable 29%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 12%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 35%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Strongly Approve 20%
Undecided 7%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Undecided 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 68%
Neither 16%
Approve 10%
Undecided 6%

2012 National House Race

Asked of likely voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 41%
Undecided 10%
Other 2%
Not Voting 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 51%
Approve 45%
Undecided 4%
Asked of Democrats
Approve 91%
Disapprove 6%
Undecided 3%
Asked of Republicans
Disapprove 90%
Approve 9%
Undecided 2%
Asked of independents
Disapprove 61%
Approve 35%
Undecided 4%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 763 likely voters
Barack Obama I 49%
Mitt Romney 46%
Other 3%
Undecided 2%