Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 65%, Right Direction 24% (YouGov/Economist 12/13-12/15/14)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.5 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 24%
2 Wrong Track 65%
3 Undecided 12%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 20%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 40%
5 Undecided 5%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 14%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
4 Very Unfavorable 35%
5 Undecided 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 31%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 16%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 29%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 39%
5 Undecided 20%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 27%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 23%
5 Undecided 25%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 27%
5 Undecided 22%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 27%
Undecided 26%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 24%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 29%
5 Undecided 20%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 29%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 8%
Somewhat favorable 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 15%
Very unfavorable 25%
Don't know 30%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 37%
Undecided 7%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 17%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 23%
Undecided 38%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 17%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 30%
Undecided 30%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 14%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 23%
Don't know 43%

Schweitzer, Brian - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 2%
Somewhat favorable 8%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 23%
Undecided 43%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 10%
Somewhat favorable 20%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 28%
Don't know 29%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 7%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 12%
Don't know 69%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 377 Adults - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 251 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 88%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 302 Adults - independent
Approve 33%
Disapprove 64%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 19%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 35%
5 Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 12%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 18%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 11%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 11%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 65%
Undecided 9%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 13%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 14%