Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 28% (YouGov/Economist 8/16-8/18/14)

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 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 60%
Right Direction 28%
Undecided 12%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 39%
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 30%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 12%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Very Favorable 6%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 38%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Very Favorable 3%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 32%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Favorable 7%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 20%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Favorable 9%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 29%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Favorable 13%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 22%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Very Favorable 8%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 25%
Strongly Unfavorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Strongly Favorable 13%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Very Favorable 9%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Very Favorable 15%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't know 34%
Very unfavorable 19%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 17%
Very favorable 12%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 28%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 6%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 40%
Very unfavorable 20%
Very favorable 15%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 12%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 32%
Very unfavorable 23%
Somewhat unfavorable 17%
Somewhat favorable 15%
Very favorable 13%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't know 44%
Very unfavorable 18%
Somewhat favorable 14%
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 66%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Very unfavorable 7%
Very favorable 3%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very unfavorable 27%
Don't know 27%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Very favorable 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 51%
Approve 45%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 376 Democrats
Approve 83%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 254 Republicans
Disapprove 89%
Approve 8%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 273 independents
Disapprove 63%
Approve 35%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Strongly Approve 15%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Somewhat Approve 27%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Undecided 11%
Strongly Approve 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 67%
Neither 15%
Approve 11%
Undecided 7%