Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 63%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 8/30-9/1/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.0 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 25%
2 Wrong Track 63%
3 Undecided 12%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 23%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 39%
5 Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 27%
Undecided 15%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 26%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 36%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 33%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 22%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 12%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 21%
5 Undecided 28%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 21%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Strongly Unfavorable 27%
Undecided 23%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 21%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Undecided 26%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 10%
Somewhat favorable 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 16%
Very unfavorable 21%
Don't know 31%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Undecided 7%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 18%
Somewhat favorable 16%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 17%
Undecided 38%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 14%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 26%
Undecided 32%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 16%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 18%
Don't know 44%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 2%
Somewhat favorable 9%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 9%
Undecided 68%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 28%
Don't know 26%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 388 Adults - Democrat
Approve 76%
Disapprove 23%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 236 Adults - Republican
Approve 11%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 295 Adults - independent
Approve 33%
Disapprove 62%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 10%
2 Somewhat Approve 21%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 17%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 16%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 16%
Disapprove 68%
Undecided 8%