Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 46% (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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

4) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

5) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

6) Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

7) Obama Job Approval - Health

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

8) Congress Job Approval

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

9) 2012 National House Race

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

10) Obama Job Approval

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

11) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

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