Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 59%, Right Direction 24% (YouGov/Economist 12/17-12/20/16)

Population 1,376 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.3 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 19 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1376 Adults
Right Direction 24%
Wrong Track 59%
Not sure 17%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 5%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 40%
Don't Know 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Don't Know 18%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Don't Know 24%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Don't Know 26%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 38%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 28%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 37%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Don't Know 48%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 12%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1376 Adults
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Don't Know 13%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1376 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not sure 9%
Asked of 549 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 53%
Somewhat Approve 30%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 5%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 325 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 68%
Not sure 5%
Asked of 502 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 10%
Somewhat Approve 26%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
Not sure 18%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1376 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 12%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1376 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 17%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1376 Adults
Strongly Approve 25%
Somewhat Approve 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 35%
No opinion 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1376 Adults
Strongly Approve 2%
Somewhat Approve 8%
Neutral 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 21%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
Not sure 15%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1376 Adults
Getting Better 25%
About the same 32%
Getting Worse 27%
Not sure 15%

Party Identification

Asked of 1376 Adults
Democrat 40%
Republican 28%
independent 28%
Other 4%