Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 26% (YouGov/Economist 8/24-8/26/13)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.6 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 26%
Wrong Track 60%
Undecided 14%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 6%
Very Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 7%

3) John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Undecided 27%

4) Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Undecided 38%

5) Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Undecided 32%

6) Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
Very Unfavorable 41%
Undecided 22%

7) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 13%

8) Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 8%

9) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 391 Democrats
Approve 75%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 235 Republicans
Approve 4%
Disapprove 94%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 339 independents
Approve 33%
Disapprove 59%
Undecided 7%

10) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 12%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Undecided 12%

11) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 11%

12) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 9%
Disapprove 67%
Neither 13%
Undecided 11%