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 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 24%
2 Wrong Track 62%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 21%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 5%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 27%
Undecided 14%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 36%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 31%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 20%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 12%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
4 Very Unfavorable 21%
5 Undecided 26%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 21%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 26%
Undecided 26%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

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

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 26%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 10%
Somewhat favorable 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 16%
Very unfavorable 21%
Don't know 34%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 7%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 17%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 20%
Undecided 38%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 29%
Undecided 31%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 21%
Don't know 45%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 9%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 8%
Undecided 68%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 30%
Don't know 26%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 55%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 351 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 240 Adults - Republican
Approve 5%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 17%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 19%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 10%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 18%
4 Strongly Disapprove 35%
5 Undecided 12%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 68%
Undecided 9%