Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 29% (YouGov/Economist 8/17-8/19/13)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±5.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 60%
Undecided 11%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 37%
Undecided 5%

3) John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 5%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 36%
Undecided 23%

4) Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Undecided 33%

5) Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 29%

6) Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 41%
Undecided 18%

7) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 8%

8) Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 31%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Undecided 6%

9) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 403 Democrats
Approve 74%
Disapprove 20%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 253 Republicans
Approve 5%
Disapprove 93%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 296 independents
Approve 39%
Disapprove 57%
Undecided 4%

10) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 16%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Undecided 7%

11) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 8%

12) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 10%
Disapprove 71%
Neither 14%
Undecided 6%