Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 59%, Right Direction 28% (YouGov/Economist 8/10-8/12/13)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.8 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 59%
Right Direction 28%
Undecided 13%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 37%
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Undecided 5%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 31%
Undecided 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Very Favorable 4%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 37%
Very Unfavorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Favorable 3%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 30%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Favorable 5%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 40%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Undecided 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Favorable 8%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 35%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 14%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 31%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 50%
Approve 43%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 378 Democrats
Approve 77%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 255 Republicans
Disapprove 93%
Approve 4%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 334 independents
Disapprove 56%
Approve 38%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Strongly Approve 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Undecided 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Strongly Approve 19%
Undecided 12%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 70%
Neither 13%
Approve 9%
Undecided 8%