Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 10/18-10/20/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±5.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 26 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 25%
2 Wrong Track 60%
3 Undecided 15%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 21%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 41%
5 Undecided 5%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 13%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 34%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 33%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 19%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 29%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 24%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 30%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 24%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 30%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 9%
Somewhat favorable 22%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 18%
Don't know 36%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Undecided 8%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 16%
Somewhat favorable 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 21%
Undecided 39%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 26%
Undecided 33%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 19%
Don't know 49%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 9%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 8%
Undecided 71%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 10%
Somewhat favorable 20%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 26%
Don't know 31%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 41%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 388 Adults - Democrat
Approve 77%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 236 Adults - Republican
Approve 11%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 0%
Asked of 304 Adults - independent
Approve 27%
Disapprove 64%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 27%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 11%
4 Strongly Disapprove 38%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 22%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 41%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 11%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 12%
Neither 19%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 8%

2016 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 1000 Adults
Clinton 43%
Romney 32%
Not voting 13%
Undecided 12%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 2%
Somewhat favorable 9%
Somewhat unfavorable 8%
Very unfavorable 12%
Don't know 70%