Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 52%, Disapprove 40% (YouGov/Economist 11/19-11/22/16)

Population 1,434 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1434 Adults
Strongly Approve 29%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 25%
Not sure 8%
Asked of 514 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 56%
Somewhat Approve 27%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 4%
Not sure 3%
Asked of 328 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 5%
Somewhat Approve 11%
Somewhat Disapprove 21%
Strongly Disapprove 61%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 592 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 22%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 23%
Not sure 14%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1397 Adults
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 11%
Neither approve nor disapprove 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 20%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not sure 14%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1434 Adults
Generally headed in the right direction 25%
Get off on the wrong track 57%
Not sure 18%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1414 Adults
Very Favorable 39%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Don't Know 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1411 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 41%
Don't Know 8%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1409 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 15%
Don't Know 21%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1406 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Don't Know 24%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1401 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Don't Know 29%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1408 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 42%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1406 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 30%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1405 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 40%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1405 Adults
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 14%
Don't Know 18%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1402 Adults
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Don't Know 37%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1408 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 15%
Don't Know 48%