Poll Update

Party ID - Democrat 36%, independent 29% (YouGov/Economist 8/9-8/11/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 9 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 34%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
4 Very Unfavorable 32%
5 Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 357 Adults - Democrat
Approve 85%
Disapprove 10%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 251 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 85%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 285 Adults - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 10%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 19%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 8%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 37%
2 Wrong Track 48%
3 Undecided 14%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 26%
Staying the Same 33%
Getting Worse 34%
Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 22%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 12%
4 Strongly Disapprove 32%
5 Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Undecided 9%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 9%

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 705 Registered Voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 42%
Undecided 11%