Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 59%, Right Direction 29% (YouGov/Economist 9/25-9/29/15)

Population 2,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.8 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 34 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Right Direction 29%
2 Wrong Track 59%
3 Undecided 12%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 29%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 14%
Very Favorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 20%

Lincoln Chafee Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 10%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 61%
Very Favorable 2%
Very Unfavorable 14%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 7%
Very Favorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 39%

Martin O'Malley Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Don't know 57%
Somewhat favorable 12%
Somewhat unfavorable 14%
Very favorable 3%
Very unfavorable 14%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Undecided 26%
Very Favorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 21%

Webb, Jim - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Undecided 58%
Very Favorable 3%
Very Unfavorable 10%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 9%
2 Somewhat Favorable 27%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 25%
4 Very Unfavorable 26%
5 Undecided 14%

Ben Carson Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 25%
Very Favorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 19%

Chris Christie Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 27%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 25%
5 Undecided 21%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat favorable 20%
Somewhat unfavorable 15%
Undecided 25%
Very favorable 13%
Very unfavorable 28%

Carly Fiorina Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Undecided 27%
Very Favorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 18%

Jim Gilmore Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 9%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 62%
Very Favorable 2%
Very Unfavorable 14%

Lindsey Graham Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Undecided 35%
Very Favorable 4%
Very Unfavorable 23%

Mike Huckabee Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Undecided 24%
Very Favorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 29%

Bobby Jindal Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Undecided 37%
Very Favorable 6%
Very Unfavorable 22%

John Kasich Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Undecided 43%
Very Favorable 6%
Very Unfavorable 15%

George Pataki Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 44%
Very Favorable 3%
Very Unfavorable 20%

Rand Paul Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 8%
2 Somewhat Favorable 22%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
4 Very Unfavorable 24%
5 Undecided 26%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Don't know 24%
Somewhat favorable 22%
Somewhat unfavorable 18%
Very favorable 16%
Very unfavorable 20%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Favorable 24%
Undecided 30%
Unfavorable 45%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 6%
Very Favorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 46%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 29%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
4 Very Unfavorable 36%
5 Undecided 5%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 4%
2 Somewhat Favorable 20%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 25%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 22%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 2%
2 Somewhat Favorable 14%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
4 Very Unfavorable 28%
5 Undecided 36%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 37%
5 Undecided 23%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 6%
2 Somewhat Favorable 15%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 34%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 2000 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 724 Adults - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 479 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 797 Adults - independent
Approve 43%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 18%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 32%
5 Undecided 12%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 21%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 33%
5 Undecided 17%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Approve 23%
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Undecided 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 2000 Adults
Approve 12%
Disapprove 58%
Neither 17%
Undecided 13%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Undecided 11%
Very Favorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 32%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 22%
Undecided 12%
Very Favorable 8%
Very Unfavorable 35%