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
Wrong Track 53%
Right Direction 31%
Undecided 16%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 30%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 997 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 388 Democrats
Approve 86%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 264 Republicans
Disapprove 88%
Approve 9%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 299 independents
Approve 48%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 34%
Somewhat Approve 28%
Strongly Approve 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

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

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 30%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Very Favorable 5%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 44%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Favorable 3%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 37%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Favorable 6%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 25%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Favorable 9%