Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 60%, Staying the Same 29% (CBS News 12/4-12/8/08)

Population 1,390 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source CBS News
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Do you think the economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?

Asked of 1390 Adults
Getting Better 8%
Getting Worse 60%
Staying the Same 29%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1390 Adults
Republican 24%
Democrat 43%
independent 33%

How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad, or very bad?

Asked of 1390 Adults
Fairly Bad 37%
Fairly Good 8%
Undecided 0%
Very Bad 54%
Very Good 1%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1390 Adults
Right Direction 12%
Wrong Track 83%
Undecided 5%