Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 61%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 8/9-8/11/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.6 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 24 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 25%
2 Wrong Track 61%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 25%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
4 Very Unfavorable 35%
5 Undecided 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Undecided 15%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 26%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 14%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
4 Very Unfavorable 27%
5 Undecided 37%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 33%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 35%
5 Undecided 26%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 20%
5 Undecided 30%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 25%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Strongly Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 29%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 26%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Undecided 29%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 16%
Very unfavorable 18%
Don't know 36%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Undecided 8%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 16%
Somewhat favorable 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 18%
Undecided 40%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 14%
Somewhat favorable 16%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 26%
Undecided 32%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 15%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 19%
Don't know 45%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 4%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 7%
Undecided 66%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 22%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 24%
Don't know 30%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 371 Adults - Democrat
Approve 78%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 232 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 90%
Undecided 0%
Asked of 311 Adults - independent
Approve 39%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 35%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 12%
2 Somewhat Approve 26%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 17%
4 Strongly Disapprove 31%
5 Undecided 15%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 12%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 8%