Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 24% (YouGov/Economist 1/14-1/17)

Population 1,447 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 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 1447 Adults
Right Direction 24%
Wrong Track 57%
Not sure 19%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 38%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Don't Know 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 42%
Don't Know 6%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 32%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 15%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Don't Know 23%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 36%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Don't Know 26%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Don't Know 43%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Don't Know 11%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1447 Adults
Very Favorable 13%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Don't Know 11%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1447 Adults
Strongly Approve 32%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 27%
Not sure 8%
Asked of 531 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 63%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%
Strongly Disapprove 3%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 362 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 7%
Somewhat Approve 12%
Somewhat Disapprove 20%
Strongly Disapprove 58%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 554 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 27%
Not sure 14%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1447 Adults
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 26%
No opinion 12%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1447 Adults
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 28%
No opinion 15%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1447 Adults
Strongly Approve 28%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
No opinion 9%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1447 Adults
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 9%
Neither approve nor disapprove 16%
Somewhat Disapprove 21%
Strongly Disapprove 34%
Not sure 15%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1447 Adults
Getting Better 28%
About the same 32%
Getting Worse 26%
Not sure 14%