Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 53%, Right Direction 31% (YouGov/Economist 12/15-12/17/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 999 Adults
1 Right Direction 31%
2 Wrong Track 53%
3 Undecided 16%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 30%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 997 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 388 Adults - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 264 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 28%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 12%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 998 Adults
Approve 7%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 68%
Undecided 9%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 30%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 24%
5 Undecided 44%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 37%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 25%