Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 26% (YouGov/Economist 12/31-1/3)

Population 1,647 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 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 1647 Adults
Right Direction 26%
Wrong Track 57%
Not sure 17%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 5%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Don't Know 8%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Don't Know 17%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Don't Know 25%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 39%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 30%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 39%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 46%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 27%
Don't Know 12%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1647 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Don't Know 13%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1647 Adults
Strongly Approve 26%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 29%
Not sure 8%
Asked of 631 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 52%
Somewhat Approve 32%
Somewhat Disapprove 8%
Strongly Disapprove 5%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 383 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 17%
Strongly Disapprove 61%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 633 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 30%
Not sure 15%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1647 Adults
Strongly Approve 22%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 25%
No opinion 13%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1647 Adults
Strongly Approve 18%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 27%
No opinion 16%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1647 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
No opinion 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1647 Adults
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 12%
Neither approve nor disapprove 19%
Somewhat Disapprove 20%
Strongly Disapprove 29%
Not sure 17%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1647 Adults
Getting Better 25%
About the same 36%
Getting Worse 26%
Not sure 12%

Party Identification

Asked of 1647 Adults
Democrat 39%
Republican 27%
independent 31%
Other 4%