Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 65%, Right Direction 22% (YouGov/Economist 12/6-12/8/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 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 22%
2 Wrong Track 65%
3 Undecided 13%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 24%
2 Somewhat Favorable 12%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 36%
5 Undecided 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Undecided 13%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

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

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 27%
5 Undecided 33%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 28%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 39%
5 Undecided 20%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
4 Very Unfavorable 21%
5 Undecided 30%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Strongly Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 31%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 24%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Undecided 28%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 18%
Very unfavorable 18%
Don't know 36%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Undecided 9%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 17%
Somewhat favorable 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 18%
Undecided 41%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 16%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 27%
Undecided 34%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

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

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 2%
Somewhat favorable 7%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 7%
Undecided 74%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 29%
Don't know 29%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 10%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 8%
Don't know 70%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 40%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 361 Adults - Democrat
Approve 74%
Disapprove 19%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 245 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 87%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 322 Adults - independent
Approve 29%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 37%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 11%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 18%
4 Strongly Disapprove 32%
5 Undecided 15%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 8%
Neither 20%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 9%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 15%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 14%