Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 60%, Right Direction 23% (YouGov/Economist 11/12-11/15/16)

Population 1,659 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.8 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1659 Adults
Generally headed in the right direction 23%
Get off on the wrong track 60%
Not sure 16%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Don't Know 5%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 41%
Don't Know 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 37%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Don't Know 20%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Don't Know 27%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Don't Know 39%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 31%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1659 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 40%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1659 Adults
Strongly Approve 29%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
Not sure 8%
Asked of 641 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 58%
Somewhat Approve 27%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%
Strongly Disapprove 4%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 365 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 18%
Strongly Disapprove 61%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 653 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 19%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
Not sure 15%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1659 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 12%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1659 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 15%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1659 Adults
Strongly Approve 27%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Strongly Disapprove 34%
No opinion 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1659 Adults
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 11%
Neither approve nor disapprove 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 20%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not sure 15%