Poll Update

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

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.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 24%
Wrong Track 62%
Undecided 15%

2) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

3) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

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

4) John Boehner Favorable Rating

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

5) Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

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

6) Harry Reid Favorable Rating

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

7) Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

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

8) Rand Paul Favorable Rating

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

9) Chris Christie Favorable Rating

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

10) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

11) Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

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

12) Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

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

13) Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

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

14) Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

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

15) Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

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

16) Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

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

17) Scott Walker Favorable Rating

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

18) Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

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

19) Perry, Rick - US - Favorable Rating

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

20) Obama Job Approval

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

21) Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

22) Obama Job Approval - Health

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

23) Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 34%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 12%

24) Congress Job Approval

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

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