Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 12/24-12/27/16)

Population 1,662 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.9 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 1662 Adults
Right Direction 25%
Wrong Track 57%
Not sure 17%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 35%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 5%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 40%
Don't Know 8%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Don't Know 18%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Don't Know 25%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 27%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 37%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 30%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 39%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 48%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Don't Know 13%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1662 Adults
Very Favorable 10%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 35%
Don't Know 14%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1662 Adults
Strongly Approve 25%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 29%
Not sure 10%
Asked of 637 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 52%
Somewhat Approve 32%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 5%
Not sure 3%
Asked of 385 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 5%
Somewhat Approve 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 19%
Strongly Disapprove 59%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 640 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 15%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 31%
Not sure 17%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1662 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 26%
No opinion 15%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1662 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 18%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1662 Adults
Strongly Approve 25%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
No opinion 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1662 Adults
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 9%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 19%
Strongly Disapprove 30%
Not sure 17%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1662 Adults
Getting Better 25%
About the same 34%
Getting Worse 25%
Not sure 16%

Party Identification

Asked of 1662 Adults
Democrat 37%
Republican 27%
independent 32%
Other 4%