Poll Update

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose - Favor 51%, Oppose 49% (YouGov/Economist 12/6-12/8/09)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

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 16%
2 Somewhat Approve 28%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 36%
5 Undecided 7%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 383 Adults - Democrat
Approve 78%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 242 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 87%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 290 Adults - independent
Approve 45%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 4%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 16%
Neither 15%
Disapprove 59%
Undecided 9%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 38%
2 Wrong Track 49%
3 Undecided 13%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 28%
Staying the Same 33%
Getting Worse 33%
Undecided 5%

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 710 Registered Voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 41%
Undecided 11%