Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 34% (YouGov/Economist 10/20-10/22/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 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 57%
Right Direction 34%
Undecided 9%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 39%
Very Favorable 33%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Undecided 3%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

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

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 37%
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 7%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Unfavorable 32%
Strongly Favorable 28%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 54%
Approve 44%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Undecided 4%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 65%
Neither 19%
Approve 10%
Undecided 6%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 803 likely voters
Barack Obama I 48%
Mitt Romney 46%
Other 4%
Undecided 2%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 803 likely voters
Democrat 44%
Republican 42%
Undecided 12%
Other 2%
Not Voting 0%