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. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 60%
Right Direction 26%
Undecided 14%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

John Boehner Favorable Rating

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

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

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

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

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

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

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

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

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

Obama Job Approval

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

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Obama Job Approval - Health

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

Congress Job Approval

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