Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 62%, Right Direction 24% (YouGov/Economist 8/23-8/25/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.3 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 62%
Right Direction 24%
Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 38%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 5%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Very Unfavorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Favorable 15%
Undecided 14%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Very Favorable 4%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 36%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Very Favorable 4%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 31%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Favorable 5%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 37%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Undecided 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Favorable 10%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 26%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Favorable 12%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 21%
Very Favorable 4%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 26%
Strongly Unfavorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Strongly Favorable 11%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

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

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 26%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Favorable 14%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't know 34%
Very unfavorable 21%
Somewhat favorable 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 16%
Very favorable 10%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 33%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Undecided 7%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 38%
Very unfavorable 20%
Very favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 12%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 31%
Very unfavorable 29%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't know 45%
Very unfavorable 21%
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Undecided 68%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 9%
Very unfavorable 8%
Very favorable 3%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very unfavorable 30%
Don't know 26%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very favorable 13%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 55%
Approve 42%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 351 Democrats
Approve 80%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 240 Republicans
Disapprove 92%
Approve 5%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 324 independents
Disapprove 63%
Approve 35%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 17%
Strongly Approve 13%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Strongly Approve 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 18%
Undecided 12%
Strongly Approve 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 68%
Neither 15%
Undecided 9%
Approve 8%