Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 56%, Right Direction 27% (YouGov/Economist 12/10-12/13/16)

Population 1,465 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.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1465 Adults
Right Direction 27%
Wrong Track 56%
Not sure 17%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1448 Adults
Very Favorable 36%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 5%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Don't Know 7%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1434 Adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Don't Know 16%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1428 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 22%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1430 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Don't Know 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1430 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 38%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1433 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 28%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1429 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 39%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1433 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 47%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1444 Adults
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 29%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Don't Know 13%

Elizabeth Warren Favorable Rating

Asked of 1465 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Don't Know 32%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1465 Adults
Strongly Approve 25%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
Not sure 9%
Asked of 548 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 55%
Somewhat Approve 30%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%
Strongly Disapprove 7%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 323 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 15%
Somewhat Disapprove 18%
Strongly Disapprove 60%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 594 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 16%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 17%
Strongly Disapprove 26%
Not sure 18%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1456 Adults
Strongly Approve 2%
Somewhat Approve 10%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 22%
Strongly Disapprove 31%
Not sure 16%