Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Approve 56%, Disapprove 38% (YouGov/Economist 5/17-5/19/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 38%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 343 Adults - Democrat
Approve 88%
Disapprove 11%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 265 Adults - Republican
Approve 18%
Disapprove 78%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 334 Adults - independent
Approve 51%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 19%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 26%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 36%
2 Wrong Track 51%
3 Undecided 13%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 23%
Staying the Same 38%
Getting Worse 35%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
2 Somewhat Approve 48%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 41%
5 Undecided 10%

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 772 Registered Voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 42%
Undecided 12%