Poll Update

Obama Job Approval - Disapprove 51%, Approve 42% (YouGov/Economist 10/9-10/12/10)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.4 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 42%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 7%
Asked of 375 Adults - Democrat
Approve 81%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 263 Adults - Republican
Approve 5%
Disapprove 92%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 288 Adults - independent
Approve 38%
Disapprove 54%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 10%
Neither 14%
Disapprove 67%
Undecided 10%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Right Direction 31%
2 Wrong Track 58%
3 Undecided 11%

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 456 Likely Voters
Democrat 43%
Lean Democrat 2%
Lean Republican 3%
Republican 46%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 13%
2 Somewhat Approve 23%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 11%
4 Strongly Disapprove 44%
5 Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Approve 20%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 9%
Strongly Disapprove 43%
Undecided 8%