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 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 34%
Wrong Track 57%
Undecided 9%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

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) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

5) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

6) Obama Job Approval

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

7) Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

8) Obama Job Approval - Health

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

9) Congress Job Approval

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

10) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

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

11) 2012 National House Race

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

12) Party ID

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 43%
Republican 44%
independent 14%