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 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 28%
2 Wrong Track 60%
3 Undecided 12%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 24%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
4 Very Unfavorable 39%
5 Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 12%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 26%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 38%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 32%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 39%
5 Undecided 20%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 13%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 29%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 22%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 13%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Strongly Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 25%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 25%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 28%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 17%
Very unfavorable 19%
Don't know 34%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Undecided 6%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 15%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 20%
Undecided 40%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 15%
Somewhat unfavorable 17%
Very unfavorable 23%
Undecided 32%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 18%
Don't know 44%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 7%
Undecided 66%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 14%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 27%
Don't know 27%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 376 Adults - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 254 Adults - Republican
Approve 8%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 15%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 10%
2 Somewhat Approve 27%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 37%
5 Undecided 11%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 11%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 7%