Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 46% (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.

1) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

2) US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

3) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

4) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

5) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

6) Obama Job Approval

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

7) Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

8) Obama Job Approval - Health

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

9) Congress Job Approval

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

10) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

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

11) 2012 National House Race

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