Poll Update

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

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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

3) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

4) John Boehner Favorable Rating

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

5) Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

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

6) Harry Reid Favorable Rating

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

7) Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

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

8) Rand Paul Favorable Rating

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

9) Chris Christie Favorable Rating

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

10) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

11) Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

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

12) Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

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

13) Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

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

14) Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

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

15) Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

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

16) Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

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

17) Scott Walker Favorable Rating

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

18) Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

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

19) Perry, Rick - US - Favorable Rating

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

20) Obama Job Approval

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

21) Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

22) Obama Job Approval - Health

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

23) Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 37%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 11%

24) Congress Job Approval

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

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