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 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 29%
2 Wrong Track 60%
3 Undecided 11%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 5%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
4 Very Unfavorable 36%
5 Undecided 23%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 14%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 33%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 29%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 41%
5 Undecided 18%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 8%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 31%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 403 Adults - Democrat
Approve 74%
Disapprove 20%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 253 Adults - Republican
Approve 5%
Disapprove 93%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 15%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 10%
Neither 14%
Disapprove 71%
Undecided 6%