Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Disapprove 51%, Approve 47% (YouGov/Economist 5/9-5/11/15)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.6 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 24 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 357 Adults - Democrat
Approve 85%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 265 Adults - Republican
Approve 9%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 297 Adults - independent
Approve 36%
Disapprove 62%
Undecided 1%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 29%
2 Wrong Track 59%
3 Undecided 12%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 26%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 3%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 24%
5 Undecided 31%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 38%
5 Undecided 20%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 30%
5 Undecided 30%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 10%
2 Somewhat Favorable 25%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 15%

Ben Carson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 32%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 26%
4 Very Unfavorable 29%
5 Undecided 18%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 12%
Somewhat favorable 23%
Somewhat unfavorable 15%
Very unfavorable 27%
Undecided 23%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 25%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 29%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
4 Very Unfavorable 22%
5 Undecided 25%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 8%
Somewhat favorable 22%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 28%
Don't know 29%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 15%
Somewhat favorable 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 24%
Don't know 28%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favorable 27%
Unfavorable 43%
Undecided 30%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 15%
Somewhat favorable 15%
Somewhat unfavorable 9%
Very unfavorable 23%
Don't know 38%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Undecided 12%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 4%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 15%
Very unfavorable 12%
Don't know 57%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 17%
2 Somewhat Approve 26%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 16%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 13%
Neither 19%
Disapprove 60%
Undecided 8%