Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 83%, Getting Better 12% (Gallup 12/4-12/6/08)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Getting Better 12%
Getting Worse 83%
Staying the Same 3%
Undecided 2%

How would you rate economic conditions in this country today -- as excellent, good, only fair, or poor?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 1%
Good 7%
Only Fair 30%
Poor 61%
Undecided 0%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1500 Adults
Favorable 69%
Unfavorable 22%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 11%
Dissatisfied 88%