Poll Update

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose - Oppose 55%, Favor 46% (YouGov/Economist 1/6-1/12/10)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 9 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 46%
Oppose 55%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 14%
2 Somewhat Approve 26%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 40%
5 Undecided 6%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1000 Adults
Getting Better 24%
Staying the Same 35%
Getting Worse 36%
Undecided 5%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 13%
Neither 17%
Disapprove 62%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 15%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 36%
2 Wrong Track 50%
3 Undecided 15%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 8%
Asked of 383 Adults - Democrat
Approve 79%
Disapprove 18%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 242 Adults - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 87%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 290 Adults - independent
Approve 36%
Disapprove 56%
Undecided 7%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 30%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 31%
5 Undecided 7%

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