Poll Update

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating - Strongly Unfavorable 30%, Strongly Favorable 26% (YouGov/Economist 10/13-10/15/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 999 adults
Strongly Unfavorable 30%
Strongly Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 12%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 57%
Right Direction 33%
Undecided 10%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 999 adults
Very Unfavorable 40%
Very Favorable 29%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
Undecided 4%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 999 adults
Very Unfavorable 31%
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 7%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 999 adults
Very Unfavorable 34%
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 998 adults
Disapprove 52%
Approve 46%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 394 Democrats
Approve 91%
Disapprove 9%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 260 Republicans
Disapprove 95%
Approve 5%
Asked of 295 independents
Disapprove 54%
Approve 44%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 995 adults
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 995 adults
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Undecided 4%

Congress Job Approval

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

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 826 likely voters
Barack Obama I 47%
Mitt Romney 46%
Other 4%
Undecided 3%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 826 likely voters
Republican 43%
Democrat 42%
Undecided 13%
Other 2%
Not Voting 1%