Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Disapprove 53%, Approve 44% (YouGov/Economist 5/16-5/18/15)

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 44%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 383 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 258 Adults - Republican
Approve 14%
Disapprove 85%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 289 Adults - independent
Approve 35%
Disapprove 63%
Undecided 2%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 27%
2 Wrong Track 62%
3 Undecided 11%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 25%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 3%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 2%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 27%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 3%
2 Somewhat Favorable 14%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 38%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 24%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 13%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 36%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 16%

Ben Carson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 43%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 23%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
4 Very Unfavorable 27%
5 Undecided 21%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 15%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 28%
Undecided 27%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 28%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 11%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 21%
5 Undecided 26%

Rick Perry Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 11%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 26%
Don't know 32%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 16%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very unfavorable 22%
Don't know 30%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favorable 26%
Unfavorable 40%
Undecided 33%

Scott Walker Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 16%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 11%
Very unfavorable 23%
Don't know 39%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 37%
Undecided 5%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Undecided 15%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very favorable 3%
Somewhat favorable 11%
Somewhat unfavorable 10%
Very unfavorable 13%
Don't know 63%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 17%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 42%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 22%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 15%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 15%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 14%
Neither 21%
Disapprove 60%
Undecided 7%