Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 58%, Right Direction 25% (YouGov/Economist 1/7-1/10)

Population 1,424 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 17 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1424 Adults
Right Direction 25%
Wrong Track 58%
Not sure 16%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 39%
Don't Know 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 27%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Don't Know 17%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 24%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 35%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 27%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Don't Know 42%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 16%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Don't Know 12%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1424 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Don't Know 13%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1424 Adults
Strongly Approve 26%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 31%
Not sure 9%
Asked of 541 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 52%
Somewhat Approve 31%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Strongly Disapprove 5%
Not sure 5%
Asked of 330 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 5%
Somewhat Approve 11%
Somewhat Disapprove 18%
Strongly Disapprove 65%
Not sure 0%
Asked of 553 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 16%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
Not sure 16%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1424 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 29%
No opinion 12%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1424 Adults
Strongly Approve 16%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 29%
No opinion 16%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1424 Adults
Strongly Approve 26%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
No opinion 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1424 Adults
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 9%
Neither approve nor disapprove 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 22%
Strongly Disapprove 34%
Not sure 15%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1424 Adults
Getting Better 24%
About the same 36%
Getting Worse 25%
Not sure 14%