Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 56%, Disapprove 39% (YouGov/Economist 5/3-5/5/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 39%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 374 Adults - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 264 Adults - Republican
Approve 17%
Disapprove 80%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 310 Adults - independent
Approve 59%
Disapprove 37%
Undecided 4%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 23%
Disapprove 53%
Undecided 24%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 41%
2 Wrong Track 47%
3 Undecided 13%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 25%
Staying the Same 35%
Getting Worse 37%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
2 Somewhat Approve 51%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 43%
5 Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 26%
Strongly Disapprove 27%
Undecided 11%

If the 2010 elections for U.S. Congress were being held today, who would you vote for in the district where you live?

Asked of 795 Registered Voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 43%
Undecided 9%