Poll Update

Congress Job Approval - Disapprove 60%, Approve 14% (YouGov/Economist 10/11-10/13/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Congress Job Approval

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

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 51%
Oppose 49%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 21%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 15%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 35%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 39%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 334 Adults - Democrat
Approve 85%
Disapprove 8%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 265 Adults - Republican
Approve 17%
Disapprove 78%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 296 Adults - independent
Approve 50%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 8%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 28%
Staying the Same 34%
Getting Worse 32%
Undecided 5%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 40%
2 Wrong Track 48%
3 Undecided 12%

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 686 Registered Voters
Democrat 48%
Republican 43%
Undecided 9%