Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Unfavorable 33%, Very Favorable 31% (YouGov/Economist 8/23-8/25/09)

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 31%
2 Somewhat Favorable 18%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 18%
2 Somewhat Approve 27%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 12%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 17%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 355 Adults - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 259 Adults - Republican
Approve 14%
Disapprove 82%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 292 Adults - independent
Approve 44%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 14%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 60%
Undecided 9%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 32%
2 Wrong Track 54%
3 Undecided 14%

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 689 Registered Voters
Democrat 43%
Republican 45%
Undecided 12%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 25%
Undecided 7%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 24%
Staying the Same 32%
Getting Worse 36%
Undecided 7%