Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Unfavorable 33%, Very Favorable 31% (YouGov/Economist 12/8-12/10/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.7 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 998 Adults
1 Very Favorable 31%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 34%
2 Wrong Track 49%
3 Undecided 18%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 996 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 389 Adults - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 14%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 266 Adults - Republican
Approve 8%
Disapprove 85%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 276 Adults - independent
Approve 45%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 996 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 18%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 11%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 12%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Undecided 14%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 999 Adults
Approve 9%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 58%
Undecided 15%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 12%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 26%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 27%
5 Undecided 37%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 44%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 35%