Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 49%, Romney 47% (YouGov/Economist 11/3-11/5/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.6 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 998 adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 35%
Undecided 7%

2) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 998 adults
Right Direction 38%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 9%

3) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 998 adults
Very Favorable 36%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 7%
Very Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 2%

4) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 998 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 36%
Undecided 4%

5) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 998 adults
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Strongly Favorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 11%

6) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 998 adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 377 Democrats
Approve 85%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 261 Republicans
Approve 5%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 261 independents
Approve 42%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 1%

7) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 10%
Disapprove 68%
Neither 14%
Undecided 9%

8) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 995 adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 5%

9) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 995 adults
Strongly Approve 27%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 5%

10) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 740 likely voters
Barack Obama 49%
Mitt Romney 47%
Other 2%
Undecided 3%

11) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 743 likely voters
Democrat 44%
Republican 44%
Not Voting 1%
Other 2%
Undecided 9%