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. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

John Boehner Favorable Rating

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

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

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

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

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

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

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

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

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

Obama Job Approval

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

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Obama Job Approval - Health

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

Congress Job Approval

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