Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Economy - Strongly Disapprove 35%, Somewhat Approve 25% (YouGov/Economist 8/30-9/1/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 18%
2 Somewhat Approve 25%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 35%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Strongly Disapprove 36%
Undecided 9%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 32%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 6%

Overall, given what you know about them, do you support or oppose the proposed changes to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama administration?

Asked of 1000 Adults
Favor 46%
Oppose 54%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 324 Adults - Democrat
Approve 80%
Disapprove 16%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 252 Adults - Republican
Approve 14%
Disapprove 78%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 313 Adults - independent
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 18%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 58%
Undecided 10%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 35%
2 Wrong Track 51%
3 Undecided 15%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 25%
Staying the Same 31%
Getting Worse 38%
Undecided 6%

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 44%
Republican 44%
Undecided 12%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 24%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Undecided 6%